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David Wasserman #196
(Edmonton , Alberta, Canada)
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Still a Hiker, Not a Climber DW on Summit of Mt. Allan, 2819 m, 5 Aug
2002 Highest Point Reachable by Trail in Canada
David Wasserman was born at the edge of the Porcupine Mountains of Manitoba, a low range of gravel and rock that may have been the shoreline of the ancient Lake Agassiz. Manitoba's second highest point, Hart Mountain, crowns the range at about 2700 feet. Moving to Calgary at the age of 15, David could see the Rockies from his living room window, and ever since has been an avid hiker in and photographer of the Canadian Rockies. More of his mountain photographs can be seen at Illustrated Hiking Trails of the Canadian Rockies, his personal website.

His photographs have appeared in MoneySense magazine, enRoute magazine, the Western Canada Wilderness Committee 2005 endangered wilderness calendar, the Edmonton Journal, the Calgary Herald, and the Prince Rupert Daily News, as well as several books, including Gillean Daffern's 2007 publication Popular Day Hikes 1: Kananaskis Country.

David is an active member of the Grant MacEwan Mountain Club.

Trip Reports Insert
43 2010.07.02 Kettle Valley Railroad Trail: Chute Lake to Penticton
37 2010.06.30 Kettle Valley Railroad Trail: Hydraulic Lake to Myra Canyon
35 2010.06.29 Kettle Valley Railroad Trail: Rock Creek to Beaverdell
39 2009.08.15 Mount Rhondda: The Old Guy Finally Gets a Summit
40 2008.08.23 Scouting Skoki - The Loop
46 2008.08.22 Brachiopod Mountain - Ridgeline and Meadow Rambles
44 2008.08.02 Akamina Ridge and the Conquering Horde
51 2008.07.18 Fitzwilliam Basin: Solitude in Mount Robson Provincial Park
48 2007.09.08 One More Time - Mount Athabasca Attempt
38 2007.07.20 Jonas Pass: Another Visit to that Other Continental Divide
71 2007.06.28 Cardinal Pass to Southesk Pass
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Feature Photos Insert
5 2011.07.30 Fairview from Mount Saint Piran
7 2010.08.14 Quartz Hill from the Southeast
7 2010.08.14 Citadel Lake from the Citadel Pass Trail
8 2010.08.14 Fatigue Mountain from Citadel Pass
3 2010.08.14 Citadel Peak from Citadel Pass
2 2010.08.14 Citadel Pass from below Quartz Hill
5 2010.08.14 Citadel Peak from the Citadel Pass Trail
7 2009.08.15 Peyto Lake from Mount Rhondda
8 2009.08.15 Saint Nicholas Peak from the North
7 2009.08.15 Mount Rhondda and Mount Habel from the Wapta Icefield
9 2009.08.15 Mount Collie from the Wapta Icefield
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Road/Trail Bulletins
3 2014.07.15 Road good to Sherman Meadows Airfield Two Lakes Road
2 2001.07.07 Hiked up to Sulphur Summit Sulphur Skyline trail
5 2007.07.21 Trail maintenance lacking Jonas Pass Trail
5 2007.07.02 Muddy sections; ford short Cardinal Pass Trail
5 2007.07.02 In good shape Cardinal River Road - Segment 1
3 2006.08.08 Giant Steps section of Paradise Valley trail decommissioned Paradise Valley Trail
1 2003.11.11 Trail initialized Elysium Pass Trail
3 2003.08.31 Kindersley Pass-Sinclair Creek loop Kindersley Pass-Sinclair Creek Loop
3 2003.07.15 Jasper Skyline in good condition Jasper Skyline Trail
3 2003.06.30 Washout has been repaired Cardinal River Road - Segment 1
3 2003.06.07 Washout Cardinal River Road - Segment 1
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Equipment Reviews Insert
3 Canon Powershot S2 IS Camera
2 Komperdell Rover Trekking Pole

General Articles Insert
40 Tips for Better Mountain Photography
7 Using Google Satellite Photos with the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia

Discussions Insert
Experts, Rules, Areas, Watersheds, and Cultural Imperialism
Memories of Rick Collier
Misuse of photo comments
Mountain to be named in honour of Grant MacEwan
Nunavut climbing photos wanted
Progress Log for Federal Trail Funding ($25 million)