This nice weather is killing me! I can’t bear to take a day off. The blisters are starting to interfere however; both heels and my right pinky toe. I couldn’t resist climbing in Waterton again today. This time it was a quick (around 6 hours round trip) outing up Mount Rowe. There are two options […]Read more "Mount Rowe"
This was a big day out. I woke up at 5am and drove down to Waterton (around 1 hour from Blairmore). I saw two big bucks, a black bear and a grizzly on the trail. I also climbed two mountains each nearly 2700 M. The view of Mount Alderson from Carthew’s summit is probably the […]Read more "Mounts Carthew and Alderson"
This was my second go at Bellevue Hill in Waterton. On the first attempt thunder and lightning sent Jessica and I back before we even gained the ridge. This was a rest day, and the light was pretty bad, so I took the opportunity to make an illustrated example of a typical easy scramble in […]Read more "Bellevue Hill"
This is a hike that I wanted to do for a while. Rated as ‘Premier’ in the hiker’s bible – Don’t Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies – my expectations were great. It all started with a $17 boat ‘tour’, which consisted of a 10 minute ferry across Waterton Lake. The two highlights, crawling […]Read more "Crypt Lake"