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Foran Grade Ridge and Windy Point Dec 30 2014

Cancelled on the ski trip as -30C in Banff so went for a hike in Sheep area. 4 ish hour RT with Dave and Wietse. Minus 20 C at park lot but was sunny and – 5C by time we … Continue reading

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Mount Joffre North Face Kananaskis Beta Pics East Ridge descent July 2014

  Beta Pics for Joffre North Face  Click on pics above for larger version. More pics at link below. Pics

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Blanket Glacier Feb 28, 2014

      Annual backcountry ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet. Pics  

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Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide Path Ski, Feb 10, 2013 Yoho powder

Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide path. Sunday feb 10.  Cooling trend and some new snow, moderate avi based mainly on wind slab so we thought we would bag this.  Good choice as the upper half was very good skiing. All … Continue reading

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Smutwood Peak Feb 2, 2013

Good trip to an easy peak with Wietse and Vern. Glad they invited me for a last minute outing. I have not been out much due to personal and work issues. Parked on road and skied in on good track … Continue reading

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Blanket Glacier Feb 25 – Feb 28, 2012

  Annual Trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet in the Monashees. Twenty-first time! Heli in/out to hut – backcountry ski trip.  Great deep powder snow. My Polar Bears are 96 mm underfoot and felt like I could have used another 10 mm … 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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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 Feb27 to March 1, 2011

Annual trip into the Blanket Glacier Chalet which is SW of Revelsoke in the Monashees. Snowing for most of the time so was skiing in the trees.  The alpine – above tree line was wind affected and slabby so we … 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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