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Chisel Peak near Fairmount

Scramble with Wietse and Kevin. Pics

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Blanket Glacier Feb 28, 2014

      Annual backcountry ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet. Pics  

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Cathedral Mountain July 20 2013 Summer climb Yoho Park

  Great climb with Wietse. Walk 4 km on road and bring runners/sandals for stream crossing. Good to have gps track and follow trail up through trees to above tree line. Some ice showing on glacier and snow was a … Continue reading

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Blanket Feb 23-26, 2013

Annual powder ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet.  Twenty third year. See previous years links under ski trip tab at top. lots of new snow – about 1 m so big trail breaking and deep powder skiing. My 95 mm … 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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Uto July 12, 2012 climb Rogers pass Sir Donald pics Selkirks

  Daytrip from the campground with Mark Klassen and Kris Irwin leading Kevin, Dave and myself on a great easy rock route.   Plan A was to be North Victoria but was too hot with no overnight freeze so we decided … Continue reading

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Storm Mountain – Banff – Ski – May 11, 2012

After skiing Quartzite last weekend on a hard crust I was almost ready to put up the skis but noticed another cool rainy day with cold clearing trend was forecast for end of week –   Good overnight freeze of … Continue reading

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Blanket Glacier Feb 25 – Feb 28, 2012

  Annual Trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet in the Monashees. Twenty-first time! Heli in/out to hut – backcountry ski trip.  Great deep powder snow. My Polar Bears are 96 mm underfoot and felt like I could have used another 10 mm … Continue reading

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Kiwetinok,Pollinger, McAthur,Isolated and Whaleback – Yoho

Tore myself away from work for a great two day trip with Dow into the Little Yoho.  Hut was booked so we just took bivy sacks and stayed at campground. Weather was fantastic – hardly saw a cloud. Great in … Continue reading

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Turtle Mountain August 1/2011

Window , Allison and Turtle Well actually we(kevin, Wietse and I) only did Turtle as a consolation prize as unbelievably there was too much steep snow on the slopes below Window and some of us only had running shoes. Bring … Continue reading

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