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Mount Shark Kananaskis Scramble July 21, 2018

Cold windy day with a hangover and tired legs from 30 km last weekend. Rode bikes to Lake. Easiest to leave bikes in trees versus going down to lake. Up to Karst springs. Best trail starts of righthand side of … Continue reading

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Ptarmigan Peak, Lake Louise, Banff Park June 24, 2017

Bike, hike and alpine snow climb on a good overnight freeze. About 1400 m and 21 km. The down climb to notch was exposed. See pics. Pics

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Unity Peak and Purple peak June 17, 2017

Cool cloudy windy day with a very alpine feel but manged to get this loop in.  Road bike to Temple lodge and then went up left side of ski area and crossed creek to side hill the West side of … Continue reading

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Schiesser Ledges – Neil Colgan ACC Hut Banff Moraine Lake

More Pics  Note higher definition pics on summitpost – choose original picture size and + to get largest pic.  

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Mount Joffre North Face Kananaskis Beta Pics East Ridge descent July 2014

  Beta Pics for Joffre North Face  Click on pics above for larger version. More pics at link below. Pics

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Mount Edith Cavell East Ridge 5.3 Sept 14, 2013 Jasper

  Dry – never touched any snow so no ice axe or crampons!  Ideal conditions with a perfect sunny day so we had to go do this classic. Stayed at hostel which worked out ok- reasonable bed and used kitchen … Continue reading

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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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Mothers Day Buttress July 14, 2013

Drove through rain from Calgary to Scott Lake Hill and then started out to Louis but threatening cloud, cool weather and windy so did not want to commit to Louis so deceded to do Mothers Day Buttress 5.6. Great short … Continue reading

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Mount Yamnuska Ridge 5.3 Scramble Traverse July 1, 2013

Short hot scramble with Dave and Wietse on July 1. Took the ridge on Yamnuska versus walking up the trail. Pictures tell the story but mostly a moderate scramble with exposure. Pics at yamnuska ridge Wietse’s pics  2008 pics and … Continue reading

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Eisenhower Tower, Castle Mountain climb Banff

  Great alpine climb with Dave Salahub and Guides Mark Klassen and Mary Beth. Route was in good shape and day was a little cool which worked well for the approach and climbing. Will add more pics from Dave and … Continue reading

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