Carbondale Hill

March 17, 2018. A moderately challenging snowshoe trip up to a fire lookout in the Castle Wilderness. (see November 2019 update below) Distance: 9 km round-trip Total Ascent: 496 m Elevation of Objective: 1798 m Total time: 3h 6m Carbondale Hill is the site of a fire lookout and is featured as a hiking or snowshoeing trip […]

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Island Ridge

March 11, 2018. A snowshoe trip up a low mountain in the Crowsnest Pass with moderate elevation gain, in challenging snow conditions. This is a trip I’ve been sizing up since the beginning of the winter. It’s described by Dave McMurray on his amazing Peaks and Streams blog, which drew the attention of Andrew Nugara, […]

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