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Red Man Mountain (Access Update)
Timestamp Free: 2019.09.22 - 08:37:12
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Blue Range
  (1 days)     Elevation Gain: 1200m
Participants: Peter and Frank
Difficulty: 1:
Easy Scramble up a drainage and the southern slopes of Red Man
Not much more to add to Rick's description other than an update to road conditions.

We followed Rick's description with no issues. We thought there would be no signs of humans, but it looks like a couple days before a group of 2-3 with a dog had made it in and up this remote peak. Funny how it works sometimes when you choose an obscure destination hoping to see no signs of humans; you seem to broadcast your subconscious and people make it in a couple days before you. Large cairn at summit but no sign of a register.

Access Summary (by R Tivy)
 From Banff, drive west to Castle Junction, then south on Highway 93 toward Radium. At 50.7060,-115.9002, turn left onto Settlers Road. Drive south along the Kootenay River for about 12 km to a junction at 50.6151,-115.8074 where the road forks. Take the left fork onto the Lower Cross River FSR. Drive north on it to the Mitchell-Cross fork at 50.729557,-115.667957 (Jct 26). Here you turn right (east) on the Upper Cross River road, which has been decommissioned but is still drivable. On it, drive east till you get to the Alacantra turnoff at 50.741610,-115.545210. Turn north and drive as far as possible on the Alacantra...

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