Top Trips

A randomized list of trips that I consider to be my favorites (be it for views, challenge, or otherwise).

Favorite Trips

May 7, 2015
A splendidly epic ski trip up the northern end of the Columbia Icefield with ascents of Stutfield Peak (main and East), Mount Cromwell, and The Twins (South, West, North, Tower).
May 17, 2015
An outstanding early-season ski-ish trip up Mount Bryce.
August 16, 2013
An excellent trip with Eric, Steven, and Vern to one of the most remote 11000ers in the Rockies. Quite the approach!
July 30, 2015
A very icy trek up the Brazeau Icefield, lots of crevasses, lots of great views.
December 29, 2015
June 24, 2013
A marathon of a daytrip which saw Eric, Steven, and I traverse the front peaks in the Victoria Cross Range looming above Jasper.
August 31, 2013
Second part of Eric, Steven, Vern, and I's trek to the Devon Lakes area. Amazing views above the clouds.
August 17, 2016
A Character Building Trip up Three of the Most Notoriously Loose 11000ers.
May 11, 2014
The second half of an awesome 22 day ski tour expedition from Jasper to the Columbia Icefields with outstanding views.
September 26, 2014
A journey to one of the more remote 11000ers (at least when tackled on foot) with notorious bushwhacking that ended up being an awesome trip.
June 3, 2015
A splendid trip pushing the boundary of what could be called 'ski mountaineering', a character building approach.
September 5, 2014
An excellent trip originally aiming for two 11000ers (Mount Wooley and Diadem Peak) but which also ascended Little Alberta and Mushroom Peak. Phenomenal Views!
June 26, 2015
A splendid trip up the Lyell Icefield escaping the tropical summer heat in the valley bottom.
July 17, 2017
An Exhausting but Awesome Trip to the Top of the Canadian Rockies.
August 11, 2015
A traverse of the North ridge and Southwest face of the highest peak in the Southern Rockies (redefining how loose loose rock can be).
May 3, 2017
Gravel, Snow, Glacier, Rain, and Even a Thunderstorm. Fun Times!
April 18, 2015
Ascending the second highest peak in The Rockies (along with two more peaks for good measure!) on an excellent spring ski trip
November 17, 2014
An overnight trip north of Revelstoke with Eric and Steven and some of the best views of the year.
July 25, 2014
An awesome introduction to the Bugaboos with Ferenc and Steven, can't wait to head back next year!
April 22, 2016
An Awesome 9 Day Ski Traverse From Saskatchewan Crossing to Peyto Lake via The Freshfield Icefield.
April 24, 2017
The First 10 Day Leg of a Superb 27 Day Spring Ski Traverse
March 9, 2013
A fabulous snowshoe mountaineering trip and my first time on the Wapta.
February 15, 2015
A very worthwhile ski into the Miette Pass with ascents of two prominent ridges and excellent views!
April 25, 2015
A great spring ski trip in the Tonquin Valley spending three nights at the Wates-Gibson Hut.
August 22, 2015
A formidable trek up the most technical of the 11000ers, quite the peak, quite the trip.
September 12, 2013
An excellent trip to Catacombs Mountain, and Fortress Mountain with excellent views and outstanding conditions.
August 8, 2014
A five star trip with an excellent bivy site, three great peaks, and a nearby forest fire.
February 8, 2014
A trip up to the king of the Wapta, Mount Balfour, in frosty temperatures and wonderfully clear skies.
April 8, 2016
A Return to Berg Lake with Great Weather and Greater Views!
July 11, 2015
A trip around Invermere with plenty of smoky skies, large boulders, and tropical temperatures. Thankfully both views and scrambling were good!
August 1, 2014
A sassy freeclimb up the king of Rogers Pass, lots of fun climbing and sustained exposure.
March 18, 2016
A Great Ski Touring Loop In Banff with Glaciers, Passes, and Creeks.
February 21, 2015
A quick ski trip to the northern end of the Wapta Icefield with a frosty ascent of Mount Baker and a tricky alpine climb up the true summit of Peyto Peak.
The first half of an awesome 22 day ski tour expedition from Jasper to the Columbia Icefields with outstanding views.