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Snowshoe Scramble Thrift Peak Dec 16, 2022

Snowshoe and scramble Thrift peak on Dec 16 with Doug Lutz. Picked a direct route up a treed ridge to access main ridge. Crossed river on ice bridge and snowshoed up through trees. Bypassed a fence through an open gate … Continue reading

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Wasootch Ridge Oct 29, 2022

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Hike scramble King Creek Ridge Sept 18

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Windy point and Buckle Sept 18, 2020

Trying to avoid smoke. Drove to Abraham lake and did Windy Point and Buckle with Kevin and Roy. 820 m and 7 km. 930 m total. some smoke. long drive. Pics

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Sunshine Landing Jan 25, 2020 AT Ski trip

AT ski trip to Sunshine landing with Dave S. Skied up ski out. about 2 hours. and then another 2 or 2.5 hrs to top. 900 m and 16 km? Some up and down but stayed mostly along a ridge … 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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Shunga-la-she, September 13, 2019 Sheep Prov Park, Kananaskis

Good scramble with Dave S, Kevin P, Roy and John. About 13.5 km and 1100 m 8 hours.  Got wet and snowed on at top but cleared on way down. Went by bridge and good trail just past bridge up … Continue reading

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Twin Towers behind Heart, Aug 29, 2019

  Afternoon excursion with Kevin P. Bypassed downclimb after Grant MacEwan on East side of ridge but poor sidehilling with very little trail. Not recommended. Went back up downclimb which was difficult to low 5th class so stiffer than remember. … 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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