Category Archives: snowshoeing

Mockingbird Lookout April 25, 2020

Trail was hard snow so carried snowshoes to summit. 400m? Recognized Steve Tober from his pictures and had a good chat. We both picked this trip because of Sonny’s report. Smaller world than usual. Tested the tactical antenna and could … Continue reading

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Nameless Ridge by Mist – AKA Eagle Ridge October 6, 2018 Hot Springs Highwood

Bit early to be snowshoeing but needed to get out so nice little trip with Wietse and Vern. I get lazy about taking pics when I am out with semi-professional photographers so all the good pics are from those guys. … Continue reading

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Dawson Hill March 3, 2018

Snowshoe attempt on an obscure bump with Dave S. Started from Dawson Equestrian Pack lot. -10C and light snow. 5 – 10 inches of new. Ploughed to there.  Note snowmobilers and snow bikers use this lot and go south of … 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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North Peak – mt Burke April 1, 2017

Snowshoe thrash in the trees. about 700 m, 11 km and 5.5 hrs. No pics

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Little Galatea Snowshoe Jan 9, 2016

pics Wietse pics

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Commonwealth Ridge April 21 2013

  A snow shoe trip with Dave S.  Good quick trip although a lot colder than expected.  Best access to ridge is to stick with the ski tracks until past the right side of the cut block and then keep … Continue reading

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Fortune Peak

Snow shoe trip with Kevin, Wietse and Vern.  Kevin’s 49 th peak on his Summits For Seniors fundraising.  Great cause. Steeper parts in trees were a thrash as breakable crust over sugar.  We were paddling in places so thanks to … Continue reading

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Thunder Mountain Dec 2, 2012

  Thunder mountain is the first mountain in the Canadian Rockies that was climbed by a non native(Peter Fidler) in 1792. Fidler is the first european  to explore Southern Alberta and view the southern Canadian Rockies.  He wrote about Devil’s Head in his … Continue reading

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