Kananaskis Country Day Hikes

I just returned from the Grant MacEwan Mountain Club's summer kick-off camp. We had excellent weather for spring in the Canadian Rockies. Photo Album: Owl Camp 2004 Photoset on flickr.com | [piclens-lite-link] June 4-6, 2004 Camping: Owl Group Campground. This was the GMMC's spring get together. Friday, June 4 - Arrive and Set up camp …

Skoki

September 13-14, 2003 Pre-trip camping: Lake Louise campground Saturday, September 13: Our group consisted of Russ, Kay, Isobel, John, Eleanor, Dave and Dave. We started out on a cool September morning and headed up the trail to Skoki. The first 4 km or so were on a Lake Louise ski area access road. Once we …

Mt. Assiniboine

Some photos of the trip: August 1-5, 2003 Pre-trip camping: Restwell Trailer Park in Canmore Photo Album: [cpg_albumrand:26,6] [cpg_imagethumb:26,2003-08-01-17HowardDouglasLakeAndCitadelPeak.jpg]Friday, August 1: Description to come. Distance hiked: 14.4 km. Elevation gained: 266 m. Elevation lost: 661 m. [cpg_imagethumb:26,2003-08-02-03LookingBackNearValleyOfTheRocks.JPG]Saturday, August 2: Description to come. Distance hiked: 14.9 km. Elevation gained: 365 m. [cpg_imagethumb:26,2003-08-03-11StormOverMountAssiniboine.JPG]Sunday, August 3: Description to …

Kaufmann Lake

Some photos of the trip: June 28-29, 2003 Pre-trip accomodations: Castle Mountain hostel Photo Album: [cpg_albumrand:25,6] [cpg_imagethumb:25,2003-06-28-11KaufmannLake.jpg]Saturday, June 28: We (Brent, Terri, Russ, Celeste and I) met at the Marble Canyon trail head at 8:45 and set off hiking around 9:15. We had a beautiful, blue sky day. The Tokumm Creek valley was very green …

Mount Robson / Berg Lake

Some photos of the trip: August 2-5, 2002 Pre-trip camping: Robson Meadows campground. Participants: Debbie, Suzanne, Faye, Jon, Brent, Terri, Rene, Leila, Glenn and me. Photo Album: [cpg_albumrand:23,6] [cpg_imagethumb:23,Robson2002_004.jpg]Friday, August 2: Glenn and I started our day at the cafe beside the visitor's center with a hearty breakfast. The rest of the group slowly met …

Tonquin Valley

July 20-21, 2002 Pre-trip accomodations: Mount Edith Cavell hostel. Photo Album: [cpg_albumrand:24,6] [cpg_imagethumb:24,Tonquin2002_047.jpg]Saturday, June 20: This trip was originally supposed to go to Maligne Pass, but apparently the trail was under water in a few places. So our leader looked around for an alternative, and found campsites in the Tonquin Valley. We started out under …

Glacier Lake

June 15-16, 2002 Pre-trip camping: Mosquito Creek campground - only a few mosquitos in attendance. Photo Album: [cpg_albumrand:27,6] [cpg_imagethumb:27,2003-06-15-08GlacierLake.jpg]Saturday, June 15: Four of us (Shelly, Adele, Russ and myself) hiked into Glacier Lake on a hot, sunny, cloudless spring day. We stopped briefly at the Howse River overlook to admire the view. We stopped again …