Tag Archives: Tele

Twin Cairns Nov 11/2012

Good short ski trip with Wietse.  Ideal trip to start season.  On top in 3.5 hours. Snow good and supportive except sugary in spots on the ridge around the rocks.  Kept to lower angles and avoided windslab. Lots of snow on top … Continue reading

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Quartzite Peak ski May 6, 2012

Spring skiing – Dave S had skied Ramp Peak the previous weekend and wanted to do Quartzite on Sunday because of the forecast freeze on Sat night.  Up early, meet Anders et al at Mosquito parking and skiing by just … Continue reading

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Paradise Valley Ski Jan 2/2012

Fairly flat trip but mostly avi risk free excursion with Wietse and Vern.  In the trees most of the way and in the shade until close to the end of the valley. High point on trail in 30 to 40 min- … Continue reading

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Purple Bowl – ski Dec 16/2011 Wolverine ridge lake louise

    Leisurely AT trip into Purple bowl –  beside Lake Louise with Clayton.  See Chic’s Ski Trails Book – Skied up to above Temple lodge(45 min).  Took Skoki summer trail which is 70m uphill from winter XC ski trail.  Follow … Continue reading

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Chester Lake Ski Dec 2011

  Quick tele ski with Wietse into Chester. Went early to avoid crowds and to be back early. Lots of people – skiers, snowshoers, dogs and even hikers! (30 +).  Don’t understand how the snowshoe couples miss the snowshoe uptrack(sign) and the … Continue reading

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Blanket Glacier Monashees Feb27-March 2, 2010

Annual heli in backcountry ski – alpine touring trip to the Blanket Glacier area in the Monashees SW of Revelstoke. Big area with lots of above and below tree line skiing.  First two days were mostly cloud and scattered snow … Continue reading

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Burstall Pass Peak Sat Jan 23/2010

I had trouble motivating myself to do Burstall pass yet again given the low cloud and snow in Calgary but I needed to get out and do something so I joined up with a group of young friends on a … Continue reading

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Little Temple – Dave Salahub’s 500th Ascent – Nov 30/09

Dave Salahub – 500 Ascents in 33 years(1976 to 2009)   A long time friend of mine – Dave Salahub e-mailed about skiing Little Temple by way of Lake Annette in Paradise valley.  Good snow coverage in Lake Louise area … Continue reading

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Ski Sled for Camping Trips Nov09

  Winter camping always involves carrying a lot of extra gear.  I have seen a lot of stuff on sleds and pulks but the simplest idea I have seen is these crazy carpet sleds. This is version # 1 this winter(09) and expext … Continue reading

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Fossil May 3/09

  Park at fish creek park lot and ski up Lake Louise ski out past Temple lodge. Then skied in on the lower Skoki trail which is a snowmobile track – (versus the higher summer trail), to Deception pass and … Continue reading

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