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King George South Face July 15-17/2011 Alpine Climb Canadian Rockies

Big trip – three days – access by mining and logging roads (settlers road)  Height of the Rockies BC provincial park and then cross log foot bridge. wet hike in on mainly game/elk trails for x km and 1000 m to camp/bivy in valley … Continue reading

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Fisher Peak – Cranbrook July 5/2011

      Not to be confused with Fisher Peak in Kananaskis See Fisher Kananaskis Went to Moyie Lake for my Mom’s 80th birthday clebration.  Was to continue to USA but forgot passports so stayed around lake a few extra … Continue reading

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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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Akamina Ridge

Waterton Monday Sept 6/2010 – forecast was wrong – snow on the ground and rained and snowed on and off all day.  Would be easy scenic hike on nice day. Good execise – ignored overgrown cutline which would have been … Continue reading

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Burgess and Walcott

We really did steal a day weather wise as we had good weather and even some sun and yet we drove back through rain at LL and Banff.  Nice to get both peaks and these are really two different scrambles. … Continue reading

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Mount Stanley North Face July 15/10 Kootenay Park, Canada

Roy, Kevin and I along with guide Mark Klassen and assistant Kris Irwin did the North Face (Kahl route – alpine Grade III) on Thursday.  Solid day as we left the bivy at 2:30AM and were on top by 8 AM.  Good conditions … Continue reading

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Isabelle Sept 13/09

  Participants – Kevin, Dave S, Brian H, Marta W, and John. Good company and conversations helped but this was not a favorite trip.  I was busy sat and was not too organized so I did not check the weather … Continue reading

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Niles Aug 8/09

  Great trip with Wietse and Kevin. Good views but for the haze. Long walk – 24 km – 1350 m – 9 hrs RT Very good trail to Niles meadow and also up East side of valley to base … Continue reading

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East Stanley Ridge – Ball Attempt 2 Alpine climb

  Great Alpine climb along East ridge of Stanley in an attempt to ramble along the continental divide over Beatrice and do Mount Ball. Stopped by 5th class bump before Beatrice- lack of equipment, poor rock, route finding and time. … Continue reading

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