Category Archives: hike

Prairie Mountain April 11, 2018

    Beautiful evening jaunt up prairie after work on one of the nice days. Microspikes essential up and down -freezing by 8pm in shade. Winter just will not give up. Did some easy XC ski and snowshoeing around  at … Continue reading

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Prairie Mountain Mar 21, 2018

Wed after work with Kevin and Wietse – warm and sunny. Lots of people – maybe 30. Microspikes up and down just went to top of trees due to time spent on dog search. Mud up from road until in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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Sept 25 shoulder rotator cuff surgery

4hours – one attachment 100% torn so reattach with titanium screws and a graft. Lots of rehab. Some easy hiking in Nov – fullerton loop, diamond T loop, MacLean hill.

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Mount Alderson, Waterton August 26, 2017

Good trail from Cameron Lake to col and down 50 m to start ridge on Alderson. Two easy downclimbs along ridge – reasonable trail and cairns. About 21 km and 1250 m RT and 7 1/2 hrs at easy pace. … Continue reading

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Mount Bryant July 9, 2017

Trip wit Kevin P.  17.6 km and 975 m.  Very hot and dry and plenty of mosquitoes. Grind up broken rock from lake. Not much scree. Pics

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Bellevue Hill May 12, 2017

Friday – Drove down to Pincher Creek to try Victoria Peak but looked like still has too much snow – add in some new rain/snow showers at 8 am so we moved onto Waterton. Bellevue was dry until summit and … Continue reading

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Prairie Bluff, East Castle April 22, 2017

Plan C after finding 5 to 20 cm of new snow I like Dave’s summary from FB: This was a “plan C” and ended up being a great half-day wander after the twin irritations of encountering a woman driving in reverse … Continue reading

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