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

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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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Pinto Mountain, Columbia Valley, Invermere, May 10, 2019

Invermere Area Conditions + 25 C in valley – tried Pinto Mountain Friday May 10 but snow in trees at 1650 m and waist deep at 2350 m. Two to 3 weeks too early. Heavily used Elk and Sheep area … 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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Mount Daly, Yoho Scramble Aug 5, 2017

Do not underestimate Mt Daly. There is no trail after Niles col and you sidehill down and across broken rock, snow and a small glacier. need to have crampons or microspikes to cross in morning or go down and around. … Continue reading

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Fox July 26, 2017

Difficult scramble – Ridge route from Kane book.  Took bike ~5 km to AB/BC border. Hike good trail to frozen lake then right around lake past/beneath  a rock wall, then angled up black dirt to ridge. Some trail.  Ridge was … Continue reading

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Abbot Pass ACC Hut Lake O’Hara 2016 Banff Lake Louise

    More pics – gully approach and hut interior   (from a trip in 2007) Scramble trip – Yukness, Wiwaxy and overnight at hut

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Wiwaxy Peak – Scramble East Towers Lake O’Hara Yoho July 31, 2016

Day One was Yukness , alpine ledge route and Abbot Pass Hut. Day 2 was scramble wiwaxy east peak towers.  Came down from hut and took alpine ledge route from above Lake Oesa and up to Wiwaxy col. Note we … Continue reading

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Little Yoho Aug 30, 2015 Mt. Kerr

  A easy 1350 m 32 km RT jaunt into the Little Yoho to do Mt Kerr. Rained on us most of way in and up to the pass and then snowed/blizzard on Kerr. Great exercise and fun?!   pics

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Mount Fisher July 10, 2015 aka Fisher Peak Scramble Cranbrook

Mount Fisher Scramble crux move just below summit ridge aka Fisher Peak by Cranbrook   Mount Fisher  Pics  aka Fisher Peak Hot day so we started early – left car at 7 and on top in 4 hours and 10 mins including … Continue reading

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