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Swany and Iyre Ipan July 16, 2020

25 km 850 m 5:15 hrs Pics

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Mount Stevens Columbia Valley June 5, 2020

Hike scramble near Cranbrook with Kevin P and Gary H. Some snow near tree line and along summit ridge. About 11.6 km and 1370 m in 8 hours including time waiting while guys did Teepee. Pics

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Junction Hill May 24, 2020

Nice hike/easy scramble with Kevin K. Started from the gate on East side of stream and went up grassy/treed ridges from highway and joined East ridge about 1/3 the way up at a weakness. Almost stepped on a 6 foot … Continue reading

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Exshaw Mountain Loop May 8, 2020

Parked at school park lot and went across new bridge and over to trailhead, Dry to summit in 1 hr 15 min from car and then decided to do loop which involved slow post holing to waist in the rain/sleet … Continue reading

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Prairie Mountain, Bragg Creek, Kananaskis Dec 21, 2019

  Snowy foggy day but terrible roads and high avi hazard so a good day to do prairie mtn.  Ran into many people we knew from past trips and the internet. Snow was wet and sticky and some balling issues … Continue reading

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Battalion Park Stairs, Signal Hill, SW, Calgary, Nov 13, 2019

Battalion Park Stairs – three sets of wooden stairs that face south so lots of sun and chinook action. East Lower set is behind Lowes-Staples and is 20 m from my watch. Weird stairs – 125 steps with avg inch … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mountains Every Calgarian Should Know, Canadian Rockies, Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Calgary

      UPDATE- Added a dozen Most Significant Mountains in Area Top 13 Mountains Every Calgarian Should Know –  Your friends or relatives have arrived and you want to show them the mountains.  Or you take a family drive … Continue reading

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Mount Burke and Burke North Loop, August 24, 2019 Kananaskis

Mount Burke is 970 m and loop with Burke North is 1100 m and 12.6 km. Some moderate down scrambling to get off Burke and along ridge.  Some easy/moderate scrambling to get up buttress to gain summit of Burke North. … Continue reading

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Ha Ling August 15, 2019 Canmore

New trail is quite good. Good but crowded. Longer but lower angle. Lots of new rock steps/staircases and then several sets of suspended wooden stairs at treeline where the trail always eroded. It is designed for heavy use so that is … Continue reading

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Windy Peak and Saddle Peaks, Kananaskis, Mount Livingstone Natural area, June 18, 2019

  Trying to avoid the rain and we got lucky as storms went either side of us. Most people go over Windy Hills but we decided to go direct as per South Leg of 75A route in Daffern Volume 5 … Continue reading

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