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McLean Hill Feb 10, 2018

Walk road then snowshoe up various trails and microspikes down. About 10 kmRT and 420m with drops and regain. Thought we followed Daffern route but not sure. About 4 hrs RT

Lyon Mtn/Hill Dec 30, 2017

Cold period over Christmas and Doc says no skiing this season so hiking. Snowing, -29C and windchill(-40C)  No much margin for error Walked but snowshoes would have worked – maybe better. Raf was on skis but not much base. 150m and 1 – 2 km?  short and fun. Breakfast in Bragg Creek. Pics    are […]

Little Galatea Snowshoe Jan 9, 2016

pics Wietse pics

Mount Joffre North Face Kananaskis Beta Pics July 2014

  Beta Pics for Joffre North Face Pics

Fortune Peak

  Snow shoe trip with Kevin, Wietse and Vern.  Kevin’s 49 th peak on his Summits For Seniors fundraising.  Great cause. Steeper parts in trees were a thrash as breakable crust over sugar.  We were paddling in places so thanks to the trail breakers.  Longer shoes were a hassel on the way down as front […]

Thunder Mountain Dec 2, 2012

  Thunder mountain is the first mountain in the Canadian Rockies that was climbed by a non native(Peter Fidler) in 1792. Fidler is the first european  to explore Southern Alberta and view the southern Canadian Rockies.  He wrote about Devil’s Head in his reports which the Blackfoot had named and used as a marker or navigation tool. Fidler […]

S.O. Isola Nov 18, 2012

Hike and snowshoe expedition into livingston area SW of Longview with Dave, Kevin and Vern.  Went in on #532 (hump road) and then south on forestry trunk. West over blue bridge to old reclaimed wellsite and then walked quad track. Very windy – bad wind chill so camera battery had problems let alone cold fingers […]