Ptarmigan Peak, Lake Louise, Banff Park June 24, 2017

Bike, hike and alpine snow climb on a good overnight freeze. About 1400 m and 21 km. The down climb to notch was exposed. See pics. Pics

Unity Peak and Purple peak June 17, 2017

Cool cloudy windy day with a very alpine feel but manged to get this loop in.  Road bike to Temple lodge and then went up left side of ski area and crossed creek to side hill the West side of Wolverine Ridge.  Some boulder fields, avi debris, and bushwack but no snow so angle up […]

Cirque Fore Peak/Crystal Ridge Trees – ski Feb 25, 2017

Ski with Andy about 600 m 6 km 4 hrs. Safe trip and some good turns.

Wolverine Ridge Jan 14, 2017

Pictures    from Vern, Raff and Dave – thanks guys.  About 840 m, 16 km and leisurely 5 hours with stop for a beer.  Ski out 7 or 8 min.

AST2 -Crowfoot Trees Dec 4

Rockies field day for AST2 to Crowfoot Trees/Glades Overcast and snowing so no pics. 6.6 km 300 m – mainly worked on weather, terrain, pits and one ski down.

Abbot Pass ACC Hut Lake O’Hara 2016

    More pics – gully approach and hut interior   (from a trip in 2007) Scramble trip – Yukness, Wiwaxy and overnight at hut

Yukness, Abbot Pass Hut and Wiwaxy East Peak, Lake O’Hara, July 30, 2016

Lake O’Hara is hard to get into as the buses are always booked and supposedly you can’t even do wait list walk ons. A friend had a cancellation so I was able to squeeze in on a two day trip. Shout out to Matthew Hobbs and Vern for route pics and their trip reports on […]

Mount Cascade, Banff Scramble July 8, 2016

  Needed rehab/exercise so thought I would go up until it started raining and made it to summit. A few changes since previous times as there has been so much traffic. Section between first summit and traverse is messed up with lots of trails and even the traverse has several partial trails. Very good dry […]

Schiesser Ledges – Neil Colgan ACC Hut

More Pics  Note higher definition pics on summitpost – choose original picture size and + to get largest pic.  

Coxscomb Oct 3, 2015

Not much trail on this.  Lots of creek rock, crossings, uphill bushwack and then scree. Not my favorite. Great views of Ishbel as per picture above. Coxscomb Pics  use full screen slideshow if works or 2nd click for larger versions Wietse’s pics