Mount Bryant July 9, 2017

Trip wit Kevin P.  17.6 km and 975 m.  Very hot and dry and plenty of mosquitoes. Grind up broken rock from lake. Not much scree. Pics

Bellevue Hill May 12, 2017

Friday – Drove down to Pincher Creek to try Victoria Peak but looked like still has too much snow – add in some new rain/snow showers at 8 am so we moved onto Waterton. Bellevue was dry until summit and then rained hard on us all the way down. Went up the RH Nugara fault […]

Prairie Bluff, East Castle April 22, 2017

Plan C after finding 5 to 20 cm of new snow I like Dave’s summary from FB: This was a “plan C” and ended up being a great half-day wander after the twin irritations of encountering a woman driving in reverse at full speed on the center lane of MacLeod Trail south as we left town(she […]

Anklebiter Ridge April 8, 2017

      Scramble 5.7 km, 860 m, 5.5 hrs – lots of postholing and time deciding on doing loop. Similar but easier than doorjamb.  Good trail from Grotto pond park lot and turn right up trail on ridge. Several trail options but want to keep to ridge crest so keep RH of slabs as […]

Willow Ridge by Chain Lakes March 18, 2017

Warm sunny windy day in the foothills(+ 14C in park lot at Chain Lakes). The Mountains to the West were white and had a big storm wall and of course the avalanche hazard is very high. Left the snowshoes in the car. Trip with Dave, Wietse and Brian. About 14 km RT, 700 m accumulated […]

GR 409435 North-North Fork of Upper Canyon Creek (N of Bryant)

Hike 63A in the red book.  North – north fork of Upper Canyon Creek then NE ridge direct to peak versus going to col and then up N ridge to peak. Last 200 m had loose rock but ok.   Excellent scree/dirt run down the South side (63B) to join up with the trail to […]

Hells Ridge

  Pictures Wietse’s pics

Yukness, Abbot Pass Hut and Wiwaxy East 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 for route pics and Vern for their trip reports on […]

Cascade 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 trail(as […]

Snow Peak Kananaskis Oct 18, 2015

Good trip – recommend as one of the better easy scrambles.  About 20 km and 950 m Took bikes to 4 km so quick trip, a little muddy on trails but dry from pass on up. went up RH side of ridge on switchback trails on scree.  A couple of easy steps over rockband then […]