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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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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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Jimmy Simpson Sept 13, 2020

19 km 1140 m in the smoke. More trail than expected. good trip with Kuz Pics

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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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Crowsnest Mountain Scramble July 25, 2020

Crowsnest Mountain – Moderate Scramble. 2875 m Allison Creek Road is a little rough so was glad to have the jeep. Start at 1680 m so about 1200 m gain despite 1100 m in Kane guidebook. My watch 1150 m … Continue reading

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Glasgow N July 12, 2020

with Kevin K and Wietse. Chased off by rain and buzzing metal about 60 m short of summit. 940 m, 15 km and 6 hours. Rained on us about 4 times.

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Porcupine Ridge June 25, 2020

Nice hike/scramble with Kevin and Roy. Note easiest to cross river on bridge to South side and then recross to North side on some logs. Cross again after splits to base of ridge. ridge a bit steep but good trail. … Continue reading

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