20170529: Junction of the Arctic and Great Divides (Snow Dome, Icefields Parkway)

It might not be sexy, but it’s special. For a snowflake drifting down onto Snow Dome, three destinies are possible. … More 20170529: Junction of the Arctic and Great Divides (Snow Dome, Icefields Parkway)

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Crevasse rescue practice at Old Goat

Fantastic half day hike close to town, with great views of the lake and Big Sister and Rimwall above treeline. Highly recommend. Fantastic day with the CSMC folks, practicing crevasse rescue. I’m beginning to really appreciate the views from this side of the lake! Not our team’s setup…  You’ll want cleaner knots and no twists in the sling. 🙂 … More Crevasse rescue practice at Old Goat

20140726: L’Ascension du Mont Blanc (Haute-Savoie, French Alps)

Agency: World Expeditions/ Odyssée Montagne Guides: Cyril Cavalli lead guide, Gaylord “Ashton Kutcher”, Julien “Ben Affleck” Guests: Sam, Arran and Mari from London, David from Bristol, Pat from Sydney Itinerary: 2 days Glacier du Tour et Petit Fourche + 3 days Mont Blanc massif The door to room 223 at the Mercure hotel in Chamonix-Centre was opened by … More 20140726: L’Ascension du Mont Blanc (Haute-Savoie, French Alps)

20140418: Castleguard Mountain via Saskatchewan Glacier

Seven of us from K7 Climbing (Ray, Robert, Brandon, Mike, Jun, Morgan and me) decided to spend Easter long weekend on the glacier. The intent was to camp at the Big Bend parking lot Thursday night, head to base camp between Andromeda and Castleguard Friday, climb Andromeda Saturday and Castleguard Sunday combined with the 12k … More 20140418: Castleguard Mountain via Saskatchewan Glacier