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 […]

Schiesser Ledges – Neil Colgan ACC Hut

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

Storm Mountain – Banff – Ski – May 11, 2012

After skiing Quartzite last weekend on a hard crust I was almost ready to put up the skis but noticed another cool rainy day with cold clearing trend was forecast for end of week –   Good overnight freeze of – 8 C for elevation on Thurs night so decided to go for Storm on […]

King George July 15-17/2011

Big trip – three days – access by mining and logging roads (settlers road)  Height of the Rockies BC provincial park and then cross log foot bridge. wet hike in on mainly game/elk trails for x km and 1000 m to camp/bivy in valley beside princess Mary/x creek. Up at 2:30 am, walk on mainly firm snow   Mark’s report […]

Mount Stanley North Face July 15/10

Roy, Kevin and I along with guide Mark Klassen and assistant Kris Irwin did the North Face (Kahl route – alpine Grade III) on Thursday.  Solid day as we left the bivy at 2:30AM and were on top by 8 AM.  Good conditions as schrund was easy and only two pitches of easy ice just above the schrund. […]

Isabelle Sept 13/09

Participants – Kevin, Dave S, Brian H, Marta W, and John. Good company and conversations helped but this was not a favorite trip.  I was busy sat and was not too organized so I did not check the weather or anything.  I was chilly on Murray last week so this time I wore a long […]

East Stanley Ridge – Ball Attempt 2 Alpine climb

  Great Alpine climb along East ridge of Stanley in an attempt to ramble along the continental divide over Beatrice and do Mount Ball. Stopped by 5th class bump before Beatrice- lack of equipment, poor rock, route finding and time. Overall great adventure in fantastic setting. We did 1700 m and took 14 hrs RT.   […]

Stanley Valley July 10/09

Wet reconaissance hike. Pictures here Stanley valley july 10/09