Category Archives: ski mountaineering

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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Baofeng UV-5R Tactical Folding Antenna Test, March 20, 2020

ABBREE 42.5 inch VHF/UHF Tactical Folding Antenna for Baofeng UV-5R (with one fold. can double fold see pic in previous post) Test of Tactical Folding antenna(self isolating in my car) 42.5-Inch Length ABBREE SMA-Female Dual Band 144/430Mhz Foldable CS Tactical … Continue reading

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Baofeng UV-5R VHF/UHF Radios for Backcountry Ski Use March, 2020

  Baofeng UV-5R VHF/UHF Radios for Backcountry use(Should get Ham Radio licence) Obtained my Ham radio license in 2019 decided to review some Baofeng radios for my friends. I have both UV-5R’s and UV-5R 8 Watts. Serious radio guys view … Continue reading

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Diana Lake Feb 28 to March 2, 2020 Backcountry Ski Cabin Trip

Backcountry ski trip to Diana Lake Lodge https://dianalake.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/dianalakelodge/ https://www.instagram.com/dianalakelodge/ In to cabin on Friday and out on Monday. Some very good snow and skiing. Cabin has been upgraded and was very good for our group with 6 in the cabin … Continue reading

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Blanket Feb 22 to 26th, 2019

My 26th time and not my best showing.  Definitely felt the lack of skiing from missing all last year due to shoulder surgery and no hockey for 3.5 years(used to play 3 x week.)  Lower snow year and much colder … Continue reading

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Andromache – Molar glacier ski route – USE AT OWN RISK

  This gets done in spring with good coverage and solid avi conditions. Pics 1  

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Mount Joffre North Face Kananaskis Beta Pics East Ridge descent July 2014

  Beta Pics for Joffre North Face  Click on pics above for larger version. More pics at link below. Pics

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Highwood Pass ski Pocaterra ridge and bowl Nov 11, 2013 map

  Not my map but shows the main lines – lots of variations     First ski trip of year to Highwood pass to top of Pocaterra ridge. 3 hrs up. Lots of people despite – 15 C in park … Continue reading

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Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide Path Ski, Feb 10, 2013 Yoho powder

Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide path. Sunday feb 10.  Cooling trend and some new snow, moderate avi based mainly on wind slab so we thought we would bag this.  Good choice as the upper half was very good skiing. All … Continue reading

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Smutwood Peak Feb 2, 2013

Good trip to an easy peak with Wietse and Vern. Glad they invited me for a last minute outing. I have not been out much due to personal and work issues. Parked on road and skied in on good track … Continue reading

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