Mann, Mount (The Battleship)


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Summit Elevation (m): 
1,905
Summit Elevation (ft): 
6,250
Elevation Gain (m): 
450
Round Trip Time: 
2.50
Total Distance (km): 
7.50
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 2 : you fall, you sprain your wrist
Difficulty Notes: 

Some easy scrambling if you take the shortcut route that I did.

Map

Trip Report

The weather during the work week (of course) has been gorgeous so far in late April and early May 2018. Sitting in the concrete jungle, looking out at another gorgeous day made me leave the office 20 minutes early, jump in my truck and start driving to the mountains to see what I could hike in the evening. I knew from doing Hell's Ridge and Etherington Baril Ridge on the weekend, that although there was still snow on the ground in the Eyrie Gap area of the Highwood Range, there wasn't a copious amount of it. I decided it was time to finally ascend the mighty Mount Mann, looking over Eyrie Gap and guarding Kananaskis Country along the Highwood River and highway 541 from Longview.

 


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Comments

If you're into fly fishing, Cataract Creek can be a real gem for brook trout.

Hey Cole, in a previous life I was and likely will be picking it up again soon. Thanks for the tip!

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