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May 12, 2019

Burke, Mount Loop (North Burke)

As Phil and I drove home from our successful scramble up Mount Berland in...
May 11, 2019

Berland, Mount

As the weekend approached, Phil Richards and I were getting a wee bit desperate...
April 28, 2019

A Gear Discussion – Going Light

Invest now in good, light gear for the future and you will be able...
April 7, 2019

Dormer Mountain

On March 23, Phil Richards and I hiked up a snowy Sheep Creek and...
March 30, 2019

Observation Sub Peaks

I've heard of the Observation Sub Peaks for many years as a pretty tame...
March 23, 2019

Winchester Ridge

Even before Cornelius Rott forged a route to the summit of Winchester Ridge, it...
March 16, 2019

Crowfoot Mountain (Redux)

On Sunday March 27, 2011 So Nakagawa and I skied to the summit of...
March 10, 2019

BowCrow Peak

I forget when I first heard of BowCrow Peak but it's been on my...
March 3, 2019

Hector South Ridge

After braving fairly cold temperatures the last weekend of February 2019, I was ready...
February 24, 2019

Helena Ridge East

After missing out on a gorgeous day on Family day, I was absolutely determined...
January 27, 2019

How many 11,000er’s are there?

While browsing the web I recently came across a four part series on the...
January 12, 2019

Little Copper (Gibbon Pass Peak)

Since my last ill-fated trip with Dr. Phil in an ill-advised November 2018 attempt...
Summit views from Astral Peak.
October 27, 2018

Astral Peak

Astral Peak has been on my radar for many years now, ever since climbing...
Looking back over a shoulder on the ridge.
October 21, 2018

Cory, Mount

I very rarely repeat mountains. Very, very rarely. I just don't see the point....
Incredible views back down from the cliffs.
October 20, 2018

Chimper Peak

After the crappiest September on record, I knew we'd likely get some good weather...
October 6, 2018

Nameless (Eagle) Ridge

Summit Elevation (m): 2485Trip Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018Elevation Gain (m): 650Round Trip Time (hr): 4Total Trip...