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Wapta Traverse ski April 28 to May1, 2011 Banff, Canada

Note marked route picture up Balfour ramp   Large version. Four day traverse from Bow Lake over the icefields to exit at West Louise Lodge on Highway 1.(Sherbrooke Lake exit) About 40 km and about 1500 m of elevation gain … Continue reading

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Blanket Feb27 to March 1, 2011

Annual trip into the Blanket Glacier Chalet which is SW of Revelsoke in the Monashees. Snowing for most of the time so was skiing in the trees.  The alpine – above tree line was wind affected and slabby so we … Continue reading

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Ski Healy Creek -Simpson pass to Sunshine 2011

Dec 30 Wietse and I decided to do Chic Scott’s trip in reverse. Note all pics are Wietse’s – Thanks. I had unsuccessfully looked for this route before so I was not sure of the down route and thought it … Continue reading

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Wawa ridge Dec 11, 2010

Tromp up Sunshine ski out with Wietse. These are all Wietse’s pics – Thanks Went to right side of Wolverine chair and then up green run to top of Wawa chair.  Went out the backcountry gate and followed some old trail … Continue reading

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Blanket Glacier Monashees Feb27-March 2, 2010

Annual heli in backcountry ski – alpine touring trip to the Blanket Glacier area in the Monashees SW of Revelstoke. Big area with lots of above and below tree line skiing.  First two days were mostly cloud and scattered snow … Continue reading

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Burstall Pass Peak Sat Jan 23/2010

I had trouble motivating myself to do Burstall pass yet again given the low cloud and snow in Calgary but I needed to get out and do something so I joined up with a group of young friends on a … Continue reading

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Little Temple – Dave Salahub’s 500th Ascent – Nov 30/09

Dave Salahub – 500 Ascents in 33 years(1976 to 2009)   A long time friend of mine – Dave Salahub e-mailed about skiing Little Temple by way of Lake Annette in Paradise valley.  Good snow coverage in Lake Louise area … Continue reading

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Ski Sled for Camping Trips Nov09

  Winter camping always involves carrying a lot of extra gear.  I have seen a lot of stuff on sleds and pulks but the simplest idea I have seen is these crazy carpet sleds. This is version # 1 this winter(09) and expext … Continue reading

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Cornwall Ski Reconaissance Trip

   Succesfully summiting is all about conditions and timing, so I have learned to enjoy whatever experience comes because I usually cannot cherry pick days. Over the years Kevin and I have dragged each other on a variety of ill … Continue reading

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Fossil May 3/09

  Park at fish creek park lot and ski up Lake Louise ski out past Temple lodge. Then skied in on the lower Skoki trail which is a snowmobile track – (versus the higher summer trail), to Deception pass and … Continue reading

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