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Sloggin' Out The Season TR

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  • Sloggin' Out The Season TR

    My Alberta backcountry season started promisingly back in November, suffered through a mediocre mid-winter, and finished strongly in the past month and a half.
    I ended it on a high note last Sunday, May 11, with one of the more outstanding tours in the Canadian Rockies.
    The route ascends the French Glacier-
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    Crosses the Haig Icefield-
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    And after a steep ascent, descends the Robertson Glacier-
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    The reality is, the day featured far more walking on skis than turning, hence the sloggin' in the title, but was a perfect end to my ski season.
    I'm lazy, the sun is shining and a dirt single track beckons, so you will have to go here for more-

    Last edited by aka-bigsteve; 15 May 2014, 04:55 PM.

  • #2
    Awesome. This year brought my first trip to the Canadian Rockies and I hope not my last. Worth the click on the Picasa slideshow to those wondering.


    • #3
      Very nice pics, thanks.


      • #4
        Awesome 26th post!

        For a new guy, you're pretty good at the trip report thing.


        • #5
          Great pictures, Thanks!


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            • #7
              Amazingly beautiful and dramatic photos!


              • #8
                Wow Great pictures, especially the panorama


                • #9
                  No doubt about it, those shots are beautiful. There is a lot of snow out there, too bad it's so wet.