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October 7, 2022

Merlin Ridge / Peak (Sectional)

On hindsight I'm happy to have "missed out" on my first two opportunities to hike and scramble Merlin Ridge....
October 1, 2022

Owen, Mount

It felt great to finally scramble this mountain that's been on my radar for so many years and planned...
September 27, 2022

Cautley Traverse, The (Cascade Rock, Gibraltar Rock, Ely’s Dome, Wonder, Towers)

It's always bittersweet completing a busy trip like this one with all of the experiences still fresh and knowing...
September 26, 2022

Nasswald Peak (Citadel Pass)

I've been dreaming of scrambling Nasswald Peak for many years now. It felt great to find a beautiful and...
September 25, 2022

Jutland to Sage Mountain Traverse (Matkin, Font)

As we drove slowly back to the hwy Sara and I agreed that this was one of our more...
September 18, 2022

Allstones Peak

Being the first to sign the register in three years, of such a prominent peak with some good trip...
September 17, 2022

Ex Coelis (Stan Waters, Normandy, Ardennes)

Overall this trip went much better than I thought it would despite some unforeseen challenges and the complexity of...
September 10, 2022

Scarpe Mountain (Sunkist Ridge, La Coulotte)

Wietse and I were shocked that our total time for this trip was only 11.5 hours with an average...
September 3, 2022

Whiskey Papa & Minnow Peak

My feet were feeling pretty chewed up as we completed the final hour of fast hiking to the parking...
September 2, 2022

Forgotten Peak

Within just over 5 hours of starting our ascent we were back out of Fossil Creek towards the Pipestone...
August 27, 2022

Aires Peak

Within 2 hours of leaving our overnight packs along the South Ram River Trail we were back at them,...
August 26, 2022

Cheshire & Dormouse Peak

A rare ascent of a little known, very remote peak named for the Alice in Wonderland theme of the...
August 25, 2022

Dodo Peak

It's a heckuva long way into the front ranges but once you get to the old Headwaters Patrol Cabin...
August 25, 2022

Exploring the Upper Ram River

What can I say about this 3-day trip? I am so lucky to enjoy trips like this in these...
August 18, 2022

Oval Peak

Oval Peak was a quick and easy 5th summit from the north shoulder as Sara and I passed by...
August 18, 2022

McDonald, Mount

Mount McDonald is one of those peaks that once you find out about it, it grabs your attention. Or...
August 17, 2022

Lonely Peak

Many folks would have no idea where Lonely Peak is. I certainly didn't until I started researching remote peaks...
August 17, 2022

Frances, Mount (Francis)

Sara McLean and I spent a lovely Wednesday morning wandering down the Afternoon Plateau and exiting the high meadows...
August 16, 2022

Afternoon Peak

Afternoon Peak first came onto my radar after a 2015 ascent of Mount Willis with Eric Coulthard. Seeing the...
August 16, 2022

Wandering the White Goat Wilderness

In 2015 I was invited by Eric Coulthard to do a trip into an area I'd never been before...
August 13, 2022

Battleship Peak

I highly recommend Battleship Peak for those looking for a unique mountain that sees very few visitors. It's best...
August 12, 2022

Wolverine Peak (Auditor)

Wolverine Peak is one of the best stiff moderates that I've done in the past 5 or 6 years...
August 6, 2022

Bonnet & Hickson Peak

This was a trip that will not soon be forgotten for all the right reasons and a few of...