Squaw’s Tit

That name will get your attention. For the record, I would be in favour of renaming this peak for numerous reasons, but it is what it is. The final summit block is what captivated me, as it looks so impossible to surmount from the valley floor. I started out at 9am, and immediately compared notes […]

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Mount Lady Macdonald

With temperatures in the mid-twenties celsius, light winds, and clear skies, the conditions were perfect. I decided not to use the car, and walked to the Cougar Creek trailhead leading to the Lady Macdonald trail. Most of this scramble is a hike. The trail is in excellent condition up to the helipad. A worthwhile destination […]

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Traverse of Mount Yamnuska

After moving to Canmore from Montreal less than a week ago, I decided to stretch my legs on Mount Yamnuska. A popular climbing spot and great early season conditioning hike, my route followed the climbers access path to the base of impressive cliffs, then gained the eastern ridge before traversing the backside of the mountain. […]

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