Newman Peak (Newman-Avion Traverse)


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, June 20, 2009
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,621
Summit Elevation (ft): 
8,600
Elevation Gain (m): 
1600
Round Trip Time: 
10.00
Total Distance (km): 
28.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Long day trip that traverses three peaks - generally easy hiking and scrambling with some route finding.

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Trip Report

As part of a 3 day trip to Waterton Lakes National Park in the spring of 2009, Wietse, Keith, Anne-Marie and I completed a wonderful traverse of 3 peaks along a stunning ridge hike / scramble - Newman Peak, Spionkop Ridge (actually not in Waterton) and Avion Ridge.

 


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