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how to nearly hike up lawrence grassi peak

Step One Park in the Goat Creek carpark, up above Canmore along the Spray Lakes Road. Walk up the hill opposite the carpark, over the bridge, past the trail up to Ha Ling, then along the road next to the canal for twenty minutes. Walk past rock cuts. See inukshuk and flagging in trees and follow faint path with more flagging up into the forest.   Looking back towards the parking lot from the start of the trail   Step Two Reach drainage, do not cross it (unless you wish to try failing to hike up South Lawrence Grassi). Follow … Continue reading how to nearly hike up lawrence grassi peak

the weekend of fail

We were supposed to go skiing on the Rae Glacier, but the snow looked thoroughly uninspiring. Also we realised once we were on our way that none of us actually knew where the Rae Glacier was. So after driving around in K-Country for a while, we decided we’d just park where all these other cars were, and go for a walk and see what was there. First we found a frozen lake, which was good for throwing rocks onto.   Elbow Lake   And then we managed to find the Rae Glacier, and weren’t too distressed about the fact we … Continue reading the weekend of fail