• Powder at Sunshine Village
  • Grotto Mountain Traverse
  • Little Sister Ridge
  • Opening Day at Sunshine Village 2015
  • Moraine Lake Rd & Lake Louise Resort X-Country & Downhill

Local Hikes

After the summit the ridge down

Grotto Mountain Traverse

Grotto Traverse is a very strenuous scramble from the Rats Nest Cave Parking to the summit is 1450m. … [Read More...]

Looking back to Peak 1

Little Sister Ridge

October 21 2015 Although the Little Sister is a technical climb it is a great ridge walk to the … [Read More...]

L to R Emerald Peak,Mt Marpole,The President & Vice President

Emerald Lake Triangle

  October 16th 2015 Yoho National Park and Emerald Lake. The Emerald Lake Triangle hike … [Read More...]

Ridge and Kananaskis Lakes

Lawson Ridge

October 14th 2015 The middle of October and the weather is better than early August. Lawson Ridge … [Read More...]

Mountain goats posing

Opal Ridge South & Grizzly Creek

October 7th 2015 Opal Ridge South starts at the Fortress Junction Service Station on Hwy 40 … [Read More...]

Carole and Bill with Schaffer lake behind

Lake O’Hara McArthur Lake

September 21st 2015 This is the second trip to Lake O'Hara this summer. Lake McArthur was the … [Read More...]

Hungabee anf the Horseshoe glacier rising above the Horseshoe lakes

Little Temple & Little Temple Lake

September 23rd 2015 Wow Little Temple and  Temple Lake hike / scramble has it all. In September … [Read More...]

Wintour and Elpoca Mt

King Creek Ridge

October 14th 2014 King Creek is better known for its creek hike than the Ridge but since the 2013 … [Read More...]

Bill waiting for the lift to run

Fortress Lake

September 8th 2015 It is hard to believe that it is early September with all the snow on the … [Read More...]

Looking down the ridge to the Col

Baldy Pass and Ridge

October 2nd 2015 We were not intending to go to Baldy Pass but as the Galatea Trail was closed … [Read More...]

Looking toward Healy Pass and The Monarch and The

Mt Bourgeau Scramble

September 11th 2015 Mount Bourgeau Scramble has alluded me due to poor weather a couple of times, … [Read More...]

View of Canmore in the fall

Ha-Ling Bowl Scramble

  September 25th 2015 Ha-Ling is one of  the most popular scrambles in Canmore. Going up … [Read More...]

Commonwealth Lake

Pigs Back Col Loop

Friday September 4th 2015 Although I hiked Pigs Back last year this hike is different as it makes … [Read More...]

Lake O'Hara with the switchbacks to Lake Osea

Lake O’Hara Hiking

Wednesday September 2nd 2015 Thank you to Joy and Cam for inviting me to join them on the bus to … [Read More...]

Old ski run we ascended

Fortress Ridge at Ski Resort

Thursday August 27th 2015 The smoke from forest fires had been with us all week and with the … [Read More...]

Mt Birwood with the two Birdwood Lakes

Smutwood Peak & Smut Pass

Wednesday August 19th 2015 Smutwood Peak is the unofficial name of a ridge and a peak overlooking … [Read More...]

Caldron lake and Peyto Peak top rt

Observation Peak Scramble

Monday August 17th 2015. Observation Peak is situated at the Bow summit on the Icefield  Parkway … [Read More...]

Biking along Spray Lakes West Side Road to Mt Nestor

Mt Nestor Scramble

  Thursday August 13th 2015 Mt Nestor is situated on the west side of Spray Lakes. To … [Read More...]

Long distance view of Commonwealth Ridge

Commonwealth Ridge

  Friday August 8th 2015 Commonwealth Ridge is accessed from the same parking as Tryst … [Read More...]

The nublet below

Three Sisters Pass

Tuesday August 18th 2015. The hike up the Three Sisters Pass is a nice local hike from Canmore. … [Read More...]

Cross Country Skiing

Bill enjoying his first day winter nov 12 2015

Moraine Lake Rd & Lake Louise Resort X-Country & Downhill

Doing the double. Cross Country skiing and … [Read More...]

View of Upper & Lower Kananaskis

Cross Country Skiing P.L.P.P. Blueberry Hill.

February 25th Wednesday 2015 What a beautiful … [Read More...]

Heading up the road

Lake O’Hara Cross Country Skiing

February 3 Monday 2015 Skiing into Lake O'Hara … [Read More...]

It must be Spring the Pussy Willow is out

Mt Shark Spray Lake Loop XC Skiing

April 1st Tuesday Mt Shark is a cross country … [Read More...]

The only small hill the entire route.This must be an old rail line

Baker Creek to Castle Mountain Cross Country Skiing

  March 6th Thursday. This week the  … [Read More...]

Downhill Skiing

Powder under Jack Rabbit Chair

Powder at Sunshine Village

November 17th 2015 This is the fourth day since … [Read More...]

Setting off on the first powder run of the season

Opening Day at Sunshine Village 2015

Well what an opening at Sunshine Village with over … [Read More...]

Bill enjoying his first day winter nov 12 2015

Moraine Lake Rd & Lake Louise Resort X-Country & Downhill

Doing the double. Cross Country skiing and … [Read More...]

Norquay Opening Day

Norquay Ski Resort Opening Day

Thursday November 4th 2015 Opening day at … [Read More...]

Bill atop Delerium Dive

Skiing Delirium Dive Sunshine Village

April 17th Friday 2015 Another monkey off my … [Read More...]


The Famous Red Seats of the National Park

Snowshoeing at Marble Canyon

December 28th Sunday Snowshoeing at Marble … [Read More...]

Rummel Lake

Rummel Lake

Rummel Lake is a 10 kilometer snowshoe … [Read More...]

Chester Lake

Chester Lake

Chester Lake is an 3.8 kilometer snowshoe trail … [Read More...]


Hogarth Lakes Loop

Hogarth Lakes is an 4 kilometer loop with some … [Read More...]


Snowshoe to Sundance Canyon

Sundance Canyon Trailhead is located at the Cave … [Read More...]