Tag Archives: Lake Louise

Tower of Babel Banff Scramble July 1, 2021

Scramble with Kevin K and Stu. About 6 km and 550 m The rock is Quartzite so harder and breaks into blocks and rectangles so not as stable in piles versus limestone and shale. Very slippery when wet. Trail not … Continue reading

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Divide attempt Aug 19, 2020

Hot day. Lost track in trees and did some bushwack. went up 600+ m but not feeling it so pulled plug at treeline. Pics

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

      UPDATE- Added Twenty Significant Mountaineering Objectives in the Calgary Area – https://www.billkerr.ca/index.php/20-notable-or-significant-mountains-for-alpine-climbers-scramblers-in-the-canadian-rockies-and-nearby-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 … Continue reading

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Wasatch Peak, Banff Lake Louise September 3, 2019

Good hike/scramble with Kevin P. 19 km and 980 m about 8 hours. really blocky above the col but found a better scree dirt gully to come down. Pics

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Stuart Knob – Castle Mountain North Peak Scramble July 15, 2018

Stuart Knob and Castle mountain North – true summit. Long walk – about 29 or 30 km and 1600+m and 12.5 hours with breaks. Gained basin and across limestone pavement then cut right up scree through weakness in rockband(no trail … 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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Wolverine Ridge Jan 14, 2017

Pictures    from Vern, Raff and Dave – thanks guys.  About 840 m, 16 km and leisurely 5 hours with stop for a beer.  Ski out 7 or 8 min.

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Sheol July 3, 2015

Sheol 

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Purple Peak April, 2014

Quick safe ski trip to top of Purple Peak.   Pics

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Wolverine Ridge/Purple Bowl April 15, 2012

Pics   Also shows ski exit from bowl to Larch runs

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