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Mount Lawson Scramble July 14, 2022

Lawson with Kelly. All off trail as seldom done. phone died. 1250m gain. Wandered on elk trails and bushwack deadfall to stream crossing on deadfall. some trail to second drainage and cairns. Up narrow drainage on river rock to rockband … Continue reading

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Spoon Needle Kananaskis Scramble from Galatea Trail Oct 8, 2021

Plan D was Spoon Needle from Galatea park lot. about 800 m and 8 km RT. Just before cross 4 th bridge turn left and follow trail along side of stream and up into trees on a bench. Some flagging … Continue reading

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Sarrail Ridge Highpoint Scramble Sept 18, 2021 AKA Rawson Lake Ridge

THIS IS NOT A HIKE! IT IS A CLASS 3 or 4 SCRAMBLE/CLIMB The Normal Rawson Lake to Sarrail Ridge Hike attains the ridge above Rawson Lake at a col and the hike stops before the steep face on the … Continue reading

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Nihahi Ridge Sept 16, 2021

Sunny Thursday hike with Stu. 840 m and 12.8 km RT Pics

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Etherington Baril Ridge Sept 6, 2021

Short day scramble practice in Kananaskis with Kevin. Pics

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Storm Mountain Kananaskis Scramble Aug 10th

80+ kmph wind gusts stopped us right near the top. We were blown over and the flying gravel was unpleasant. 1000 m Pics

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Spoon Needle Scramble attempt from Galatea Creek. July 22nd

Spoon Needle attempt from Galatea trail. Started too late in day. Started just before cross 4th bridge. Turned left and followed trail by creek and up into trees. Some flagging and elk trails but mainly bush wacking on a random … Continue reading

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Tower of Babel Banff Scramble July 1, 2021

Scramble with Kevin K and Stu. About 6 km and 550 m The rock is Quartzite so harder and breaks into blocks and rectangles so not as stable in piles versus limestone and shale. Very slippery when wet. Trail not … Continue reading

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Windtower June 13, 2021

With Kevin K and Stu. Windy day above tree line. They are hiking 8848 vertical meters in June/July to raise money for Endurability which is volunteer activity to help disabled people has access to the mountains. See Rocky Mountain Adaptive … Continue reading

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Little Lougheed May 30, 2021

Little Lougheed 5.8 km 770 m 2:04 up with Kevin and Rod Some guy broke an ankle and had to be heli rescued. Pics

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