Wind Ridge Lower Summit

View Bow Valley towards Lac Des Arc

View Bow Valley towards Lac Des Arc

June 17th Monday

Meet Up Group Hike in the evening.This hike starts at Banff Gate parking lot which is the old ski hill under Pigeon Mt at the Dead Mans Flats turn off. Follow the signs for Millennium Ridge Trail.

Gate at start of hike

Do not turn up power line to Skogan Pass

Do not turn up power line to Skogan Pass

Follow the trail over bridge

Crossing first Bridge

Crossing first Bridge

Next trail is on right to the hoodoos carry on to the bear track.

Nice big bear paw in dried mud

Nice big bear paw in dried mud

The trail follows the wide logging or mine road all the way up.

Track bends left we came back to the right

Track bends left we came back to the right

Views of the four summits of Mt Lougheed and Mt Pigeon and Mt Allen

Mt Lougheed

Mt Lougheed

Road becomes a path for the final part to the lower and top summit

Road becomes a path for the final part to the lower and top summit

This is the only steep piece to the lower summit.The full summit is off to the left at  the top of this green area.The Lower summit is to the right.

Walking round to the Lower summit

Walking round to the Lower summit

Views of from the top.

Mt Colombolla & Mt Allen front ridge goes up to Mt Loughheed

Mt Colombolla & Mt Allen front ridge goes up to Mt Loughheed

Some of the Mt Lougheed summits

Some of the Mt Lougheed summits

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