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Dec 2022 -Exercise Hockey, Downhill ski, backcountry ski, dog walk.

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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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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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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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Baofeng UV-5R VHF/UHF Radios for Backcountry Ski Use March, 2020

NOTE: All Baofeng UV-5R sold in Canada now have reduced VHF/UHF Frequency ranges and cannot access frequencies like commercial, logging roads and Family Radio Bands.   Baofeng UV-5R VHF/UHF Radios for Backcountry use(Should get Ham Radio licence) Obtained my Ham … Continue reading

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Diana Lake Feb 28 to March 2, 2020 Backcountry Ski Cabin Trip

Backcountry ski trip to Diana Lake Lodge https://dianalake.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/dianalakelodge/ https://www.instagram.com/dianalakelodge/ In to cabin on Friday and out on Monday. Some very good snow and skiing. Cabin has been upgraded and was very good for our group with 6 in the cabin … Continue reading

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SSV – downhill Feb 17, 2020

Solid day with Wietse. Legs felt good. Mostly sunny day but a little cool. Forecast was overcast and flurries. Lots of runs.  22 or so.

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

     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 and your kids are asking.  It helps to know some … Continue reading

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