Category Archives: scramble

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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Exercise – covid and selling house have really curtailed trips.

some trips to Prairie mountain, Spring skiing at Nakiska and Lake Louise, More Prairie Mtn, Porcupine ridge in a blizzard,

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20 Notable or Significant Mountains for Alpine Climbers/Scramblers in the Canadian Rockies and Nearby Area

Interesting Climbing Mountains in Canadian Rockies and Nearby Area Assinniboine – highest in Southern Rockies – identifiable for 50 km+ , Matterhorn of Rockies, – fantastic/spectacular hiking backpacking destination. Most popular route is North Ridge which is facing camera and … Continue reading

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Windy point and Buckle Sept 18, 2020

Trying to avoid smoke. Drove to Abraham lake and did Windy Point and Buckle with Kevin and Roy. 820 m and 7 km. 930 m total. some smoke. long drive. Pics

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Jimmy Simpson Sept 13, 2020

19 km 1140 m in the smoke. More trail than expected. good trip with Kuz Pics

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Divide attempt Aug 19, 2020

Hot day. Lost track in trees and did some bushwack. went up 600+ m but not feeling it so pulled plug at treeline. Pics

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