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Stuart Knob – Castle Mountain North Peak Scramble July 15, 2018

Stuart Knob and Castle mountain North – true summit. Long walk – about 29 or 30 km and 1600+m and 12.5 hours with breaks. Gained basin and across limestone pavement then cut right up scree through weakness in rockband(no trail currently?) to gain col/ridge between Helena and Stuart knob. See pics. Followed ridge to base […]

Kidd South Scramble Kananaskis July 1, 2018

With Kevin K 1525 m 14.5 km 4 snow storms slowed things down – climbed all the high points as couldn’t see anything. The rubble on upper part is bad but there is a ok down trail along ridge and down drainage to west and then cut back to regular up drainage. PICS    

Tangle Ridge June 27, 2018

With Wietse and Kevin.  Some pics from Wietse – thanks 1200 m and 11.8 km. Pics

Victoria Peak Scramble June 13, 2018 Castle

Victoria Peak – 14.1 km 1094m   6.5 hrs RT  under 4 hrs up Bike 2.7 km 130 m so 930 m up in 3 hrs 15 min 34% grade Went west on ridge and down by brown scree and an avi bowl/path that had a trail. Picked up a paleo quartzite knife/scraper.  see pics – […]

Red Peak Kananaskis Scramble June 9, 2018

Scramble with Kevin Papke and group. My GPS watch says 1060 m and 17.8 km RT.  Max 2780 m.   About  4.5 hrs up and 3 hrs out Rain most of way in but cleared up a bit in afternoon. Lost the trail on way up to pass  as went too high and off to left […]

Wasootch Peak Mountain Scramble June 3, 2018

Sunday afternoon with Kevin K. 900 m 6.5 km RT 2hr 25 min up and 1 hr 35 min down. Trail is much more established now. Pics

Maze Peak Scramble Yaha Tinda area May 25, 2018

First new peak this year. Good scramble with Kevin Papke on a flex friday. About 850 m to peak but 1000 m overall within regain and added puzzle point to west. Just under 3 hours to top including breaks and photo ops. 6 hr RT with side trip to west point for views and extra […]

Grotto Mountain Scramble May 19, 2018

  Grotto  Up 1250 m in 4 hrs on ACC route to first summit (312 m/hr) but ran low on time. 8.5 km RT Summit 1400 m gain.(Kuz tagged it) Down 1250 m in under 2 hours. Pics

Baldy North – Kananaskis May 6

  Baldy North – got going late so hot and legs  tired from skiing sat. 755 m – 5.3 km, 2.5 hrs up. Dry all the way, ridge to South looked snowy, downclimb still wet. Baldy South to west ridge looked very snowy. Pics

Doorjamb April 26, 2018

  Doorjamb after work Thursday. 1.5 hrs up to top crux. Some snow in trees but rock slabs dry. Left groove at crux was wet. 550 m 4.2 km RT Pics