Forum Peak & Akamina Ridge

October 8, 2022. A scramble to a summit on the Alberta/B.C. boulder followed by an iconic Southern Rockies ridge walk. Akamina Ridge is one of the premier hikes the Southern Rockies. The usual route involves following a well-maintained trail starting in Waterton Lakes National Park which passes over Akamina Pass and enters British Columbia’s Akamina-Kinishena […]

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Stanley Glacier Trail

July 16, 2020. A scenic hike in Kootenay National Park, featuring glaciers, cliffs, boulders and waterfalls. Region: Kootenay National Park. Traditional territory of the Ktunaxa, Tsuu T’ina, and Blackfoot First Nations. Distance: 11 km round-trip Total Ascent: 395 m Total Time: 3h 55m Safety and Disclaimer After an absence of several years, my family returned to Kootenay National […]

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West Mendenhall Glacier Trail

August 9, 2019. A guided hike to a viewpoint above the Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Region: Tongass National Forest, USA. Traditional territory of the Tlingit people Distance: 6.4 km round-trip Total Ascent: 214 m Elevation of objective: 221 m Total time: 2h 57m (as part of a diverse guided hiking group) Safety and Disclaimer This year’s summer […]

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