Prairie Mtn Feb 25, 2018

Microspikes up and down. Packed snow Edge of the clouds – some sun and cold wind at top 7 km RT 714 m and 2:50 hrs Off Beta blocker – back to higher HR – 156 Max, most 130-148 Legs not as heavy – getting better O2. Better pace.

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 […]

Blanket Glacier Ski Trip Mar 3-7, 2017

Annual back country powder trip.(25th time) Snowed for three days so skied trees  – pollux, monster and christmas and no pics. Skied 800 to 1300 m per day. Great snow but Monday was exceptional as snow had dried out from cold Sunday night. Great feeling to be in the groove again – exceptional powder, great […]

Little Lawson Jan 29, 2017

About 750 m and 8 km RT. Packed snow so microspikes versus snowshoes. About 20 – 40 ft of rock edge just below summit- watch cornice alongside edge. Pictures

Zephyr Creek Hills Jan 21, 2017

I did about 900 m and 11 km in just over 8 hours. Note highwood river crossing – used hip waders. Pictures  – mine and Daves

Wolverine Ridge Jan 14, 2017

Pictures    from Vern, Raff and Dave – thanks guys.  About 840 m, 16 km and leisurely 5 hours with stop for a beer.  Ski out 7 or 8 min.

AST2 Rogers Pass Field Days Dec 27th and 28th.

Day 3 – Ursus trees 10.5 km ~ 900 m  Overcast and snowing – no pics Day 4 – Loop Brook to Bonney Glacier  11.5 km and 900 m  – overcast – no pics

Little Galatea Snowshoe Jan 9, 2016

pics Wietse pics

Foran Grade Ridge and Windy Point Dec 30 2014

Cancelled on the ski trip as -30C in Banff so went for a hike in Sheep area. 4 ish hour RT with Dave and Wietse. Minus 20 C at park lot but was sunny and – 5C by time we hit the ridge so felt like we stole a day weather wise. Pics