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Yamnuska Scramble Oct 9, 2022

Had to take advantage of the beautiful weather and check out the new trail on an old favorite Mount Yamnuska. Overall liked the changes except the first section of the down trail where we should have just used the usual … Continue reading

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Chester Sept 3, 2022

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Crowsnest Mountain Scramble July 25, 2020

Crowsnest Mountain – Moderate Scramble. 2875 m Allison Creek Road is a little rough so was glad to have the jeep. Start at 1680 m so about 1200 m gain despite 1100 m in Kane guidebook. My watch 1150 m … 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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SSV – downhill Feb 17, 2020

Solid day with Wietse. Legs felt good. Mostly sunny day but a little cool. Forecast was overcast and flurries. Lots of runs.  22 or so.

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Sunshine Landing Jan 25, 2020 AT Ski trip

AT ski trip to Sunshine landing with Dave S. Skied up ski out. about 2 hours. and then another 2 or 2.5 hrs to top. 900 m and 16 km? Some up and down but stayed mostly along a ridge … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mountains Every Calgarian Should Know, Canadian Rockies, Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Calgary

     Top 13 Mountains Every Calgarian Should Know –  Your friends or relatives have arrived and you want to show them the mountains.  Or you take a family drive and your kids are asking.  It helps to know some … Continue reading

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Wasatch Peak, Banff Lake Louise September 3, 2019

Good hike/scramble with Kevin P. 19 km and 980 m about 8 hours. really blocky above the col but found a better scree dirt gully to come down. Pics

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Mount Burke and Burke North Loop, August 24, 2019 Kananaskis

Mount Burke is 970 m and loop with Burke North is 1100 m and 12.6 km. Some moderate down scrambling to get off Burke and along ridge.  Some easy/moderate scrambling to get up buttress to gain summit of Burke North. … Continue reading

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