August 9th 2016
Mt Redoubt is accessed from Fish Creek trail head. The same as for Deception Pass and Skoki Lodge. The parking is up the Lake Louise Ski resort road on the right. Head off up the maintenance road for Temple Lodge. Pass under the Larch Chair with the Lodge down on your left. Follow the signs to Skoki. At the second planked bridge across the small Redoubt Creek bushwhack up. An alternative would be 50m back from the bridge head into the moss covered woods. ( Photo ). This saves the slippery rocks of the creek. Just keep the creek on your left. Pop out at a flatter section of the creek heading up and around to the left. A large scree slope confronts. A big slog. Head to the right. The best advice now is to look at the photos and choose the route up the mess of rocks to the Col. Lots of hands on scrambling no exposure. From the col head left around the summit Castle or Redoubt and find the weakness through. A couple of minuets then to the summit. Great views of Redoubt Lake and Ptarmigan Lake,Mt Richardson and Whitehorn Peak with all the ski runs. Distant views of the Valley of the Ten Peaks.
Distance return 16.6 km Time return 7 hrs ( inc 30 min lunch ) Elevation Accumulated gain 1200 m Elevation to Summit 1190m Summit height 2909 m