Bow Hut Wapta Dec 21-22, 2012

Good 2 day trip on the shortest days of the year with Kevin, Wietse, Vern, Kelly and Steven.  Steven did great given that it was his second backcountry ski trip and his first time with a heavy pack on skis to a hut.  Good coverage up on glacier and in the canyon for this early in […]

Baker/Peyto hut April 20/21, 2012

      Good trip into North end of Wapta icefield – Peyto Hut to do Baker. Went in by moraine route on climbers right side of canyon and out by canyon route.  On way in had to cross stream on rocks at first narrows and then had to take skis off for 30 m […]

Rhonda South April 9, 2012

Just got back from California – two weeks eating american sized portions and laying around at sea level and decide to do Rhonda with Kevin and Wietse.  It is about 24 km RT and about 1200 m elev gain.  Went with my Tele gear which worked well. Kevin is climbing 50 peaks in his 50th […]

Wapta Traverse April 28 to May1, 2011

Note marked route picture up Balfour ramp   Large version. Four day traverse from Bow Lake over the icefields to exit at West Louise Lodge on Highway 1.(Sherbrooke Lake exit) About 40 km and about 1500 m of elevation gain and loss depending on peaks climbed. We climbed Saint Nicholas but we were in whiteout/snowing […]

Mount Thompson – March 12/09

Added some pictures of one day ascent of Mount Thompson. About 1200 m total elevation gain and about 24 km RT of ski and climb. Pictures are here Mount Thompson  – use fullscreen slideshow- use appearance settings to get high res and move comments, etc to the bottom. Wietse’s Pictures from same trip. Vern’s Pictures and writeup

Rhonda South Feb 22/09

  Added some of the pictures for Wapta trip. Pictures are here Rhonda S Note the slide show with Cool Iris or Full screen slideshow now works at high res or click on any picture in high res version.