Verdant Pass Family Hike

Jul
28
A family hike up to Verdant Pass, on the less traveled side of Mount Edith Cavell.
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Mount Victoria, North Peak

Jul
25
A second try on the North Peak of Mount Victoria, successfully summiting this time (under most menacing cloud cover!).
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Mount Sir Douglas

Jul
20
A trek up a sassy peak with a mixed reputation that turned out both better and worse than expected.
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Welsh Lakes 'Weekend' (Mount Alpha Centauri, Antrim Peak, Leitrim Peak, Gwendoline Mountain, Mount Carmarthen)

Jul
10
A trip around Invermere with plenty of smoky skies, large boulders, and tropical temperatures. Thankfully both views and scrambling were good!
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Mount Victoria and Mount Huber

Jul
05
Another trip up Lake O'Hara for 11000ers this time without the bus in either direction!
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Lyell 1, 2, 3, 5 and Arctomys Peak

Jun
29
A splendid trip up the Lyell Icefield escaping the tropical summer heat in the valley bottom.
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Eisenhower Tower

Jun
29
Start of the alpine rock season up a classic line on the Castle Mountain massif.
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Mons Peak and Mount Forbes

Jun
02
A splendid trip pushing the boundary of what could be called 'ski mountaineering', a character building approach.
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Wasootch Tower

May
24
First sustained technical rock of the season. Good to give my cams some exercise!
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Mount Bryce

May
20
An outstanding early-season ski-ish trip up Mount Bryce.
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Stutfield Peaks (West and East), Mount Cromwell, and The Twins (South, West, North, and Tower)

May
10
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).
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Howse Peak

May
04
A scenic (and steep) snowshoe trek up Howse Peak (and most of White Pyramid!).
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Mount Fraser (Simon Peak), McDonnell Peak, and Thunderbolt Peak

Apr
29
A great spring ski trip in the Tonquin Valley spending three nights at the Wates-Gibson Hut.
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Mount Columbia, Snowdome, and "Castledromeda"

Apr
20
Ascending the second highest peak in The Rockies (along with two more peaks for good measure!) on an excellent spring ski trip
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Mount Greenock

Apr
04
An early season scramble up the southern tip of Roche De Smet.
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Warden Rock

Apr
01
A trip to the edge of Banff National Park battling hurricane winds and a chilly river.
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Eagle Mountain

Mar
29
Another trip to Ya Ha Tinda with neat clouds and good easy scrambling.
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Mount Aberdeen and Haddo Peak

Mar
09
Making the most of a stable snwopack, Steven, Vern, and I ascended Mount Aberdeen from Paradise Valley on a bigger day than anticiapted.
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Lookout Mountain and Youngs Peak

Mar
01
A great first time skiing in Rogers Pass traversing from the Illy to the Asulkan and heading up two peaks in the process.
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Mount Baker and Peyto Peak

Feb
23
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.
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