Bastion Ridge


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, September 14, 2012
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,414
Summit Elevation (ft): 
7,920
Elevation Gain (m): 
875
Total Distance (km): 
12.00
Difficulty Notes: 

No major difficulties other than crossing the river, possibly more than once. Driving to the trailhead is also tricky if you're not used to back country driving.

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Trip Report

Back in 2012 we approached and climbed Devil's Head via a long, undulating ridge. At the time, I had no idea that this was part of an official (published) summit called "Bastion Ridge" by Gillean Daffern in the third volume of her epic hiking tomes known as the Kananaskis Country Trail Guides. In 2016 (!) I was cruising online topo maps and realized I had another peak to add to my list. Love it when that happens... ;) What follows is an excerpt from the Devil's Head trip.

 


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