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Baker/Peyto hut April 20/21, 2012 ski wapta icefield banff

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Mount Bell climb scramble NE Ridge 5.3 Aug 26/2011 Banff Lake Louise quartzite

Successful climb/scramble of the NE ridge with Wietse and Scott. This is a long day as it took us 13 hours car to car. We took the shortcut direct to the ridge from the Taylor lake trail junction which saved … Continue reading

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King George South Face July 15-17/2011 Alpine Climb Canadian Rockies

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 … Continue reading

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Wapta Traverse ski April 28 to May1, 2011 Banff, Canada

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 … Continue reading

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Mount Bell NE Ridge 5.3 (aka E Ridge 5.4) Banff Lake Louise Canada

(Note successfull trip in 2011 – link below) Mount Bell NE Ridge has been in the back of my mind for the last two years because of Gary’s accident August 4, 2008.  He fell while we were on approach to … Continue reading

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Mount Stanley North Face July 15/10 Kootenay Park, Canada

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 … Continue reading

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Goat Mountain/ridge Traverse 5.3 Kananaskis beside Yamnuska East of Canmore, Canada

  Goat Mountain traverse from North to South or from Yamnuska to Hwy 1A. This Goat Mountain is East of Canmore and beside Yamnuska and should not be confused with Old Goat Mountain which is South of Canmore and on … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Peak Canmore Scramble June 2009 No Bushwack Route

  Pictures are here  https://billkerr.zenfolio.com/p87047268 June 2009, I do not know if there is anyone out there who has not done this yet but bushwacking is no longer necessary. I had put off doing this because of all the reports … Continue reading

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