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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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Yamnuska Scramble Oct 9, 2022

Had to take advantage of the beautiful weather and check out the new trail on an old favorite Mount Yamnuska. Overall liked the changes except the first section of the down trail where we should have just used the usual … Continue reading

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Hike scramble King Creek Ridge Sept 18

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Scramble Chester Mountain Sept 3, 2022

Good trail to treeline and then steep hard black dirt to col. Many trails versus last time. From col trail leads off to right but best to only follow 100 or 200 m to orange broken rock layers and pound … Continue reading

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Cascade July 31, 2022

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Mount Lawson Scramble July 14, 2022

Lawson with Kelly. All off trail as seldom done. phone died. 1250m gain. Wandered on elk trails and bushwack deadfall to stream crossing on deadfall. some trail to second drainage and cairns. Up narrow drainage on river rock to rockband … Continue reading

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Spoon Needle Kananaskis Scramble from Galatea Trail Oct 8, 2021

Plan D was Spoon Needle from Galatea park lot. about 800 m and 8 km RT. Just before cross 4 th bridge turn left and follow trail along side of stream and up into trees on a bench. Some flagging … Continue reading

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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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Windtower June 13, 2021

With Kevin K and Stu. Windy day above tree line. They are hiking 8848 vertical meters in June/July to raise money for Endurability which is volunteer activity to help disabled people has access to the mountains. See Rocky Mountain Adaptive … Continue reading

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Little Lougheed May 30, 2021

Little Lougheed 5.8 km 770 m 2:04 up with Kevin and Rod Some guy broke an ankle and had to be heli rescued. Pics

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