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Timestamp Free: 2020.02.22 - 06:17:16
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Waputik Icefield
Participants: Graeme Pole
A short daytrip traverse of four peaks on the north side of Kicking Horse Pass.
This was one of those unplanned summit rambling days that unfolded with a bit of judicious map-reading and eyeballing of slopes. Take an ice axe. Proceed as for the southwest slopes route on Mt. Bosworth. Descend from Mt. Bosworth to the mouth of a tiny hanging valley (51:27.4-116:20.7) which you follow north for 1.5 km to the unnamed summit at 51:28.4-116:21.7. This peak has unfortunately since been marred by a Parks Canada remote weather station. Descend west across the Bath Glacier exit col and contour on steep scree slopes south of the next peak in the horseshoe, to find an unlikely-looking gully that will bring you onto the southwest slopes of that peak. Hike to the top (51:28.4-116:21.7). Descend south. Cross an intervening high point to reach Paget Peak (51:27.5-116:21.8). Descend to the fire lookout to pick up the Paget trail. It's an easy 3.5 km back to the...
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