Stormy skies begin to break up in this view of Mt. Robson from the far end of Berg Lake.

Featured Journey

Rearguard & Resplendent

Region

Robson Provincial Park

Date

April-10-2016

Ben contemplates Resplendent during the return to our Extinguisher Tower camp site following the ascent of Rearguard.

Featured Journey

Rearguard & Resplendent

Region

Robson Provincial Park

Date

April-10-2016

Perfect skies show Robson's majesty as we descend from Resplendent's summit. How tall is Robson? The next bump to its right, The Helmet, is an 11,000er.

Featured Journey

Rearguard & Resplendent

Region

Robson Provincial Park

Date

April-10-2016

LANDSCAPES THAT INSPIRE

THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

Personal Explorations and Discoveries

The summit of Mt. Remus, Banded Peak and Mt. Cornwall from the northwest ridge of Mt. Remus

October-12-2015

Mount Remus

Activity: Scrambling / Biking

Region: Kananaskis Country / Alberta

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A beautiful sunset over the Spray Lakes from near the summit of Mt. Nestor.

September-27-2015

Mount Nestor

Activity: Scrambling / Biking

Region: Smith-Dorrien / Spray Lakes / Kananaskis Country

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Clearing skies as I near the summit on Peveril Peak

September-14-2015

Peveril Peak

Activity: Hiking / Scrambling

Region: Tonquin Region / Jasper National Park

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The impressive north face of Verdant Peak from Verdant Pass.

September-12-2015

Verdant Peak

Activity: Hiking / Scrambling

Region: Tonquin Region / Jasper National Park

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A stunning view of Stelfox, Allstones, Abraham and Abraham Lake from near the basin.

August-31-2015

Elliot Peak & Sentinel Mountain

Activity: Scrambling / Hiking

Region: David Thompson Country / Alberta

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Chief Mountain from near the trailhead.

August-18-2015

Chief Mountain

Activity: Hiking / Scrambling

Region: Glacier National Park / The United States

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Twin Falls is the highlight of the approach to Yoho Peak.

July-18-2015

Yoho Peak

Activity: Hiking / Scrambling

Region: Little Yoho Valley / Yoho National Park

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Hilda Peak summit with Mt. Athabasca in the background.

July-10-2015

Hilda Peak

Activity: Scrambling / Climbing

Region: Columbia Icefields / Banff National Park

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The gorgeous view of Mt. Aberdeen from Haddo Peak, with Hungabee, Lefroy and Victoria in the background.

July-09-2015

Aberdeen & Haddo

Activity: Scrambling / Mountaineering

Region: Lake Louise / Banff National Park

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Gazing down along the humped summit ridge of Mt. Hardisty

June-27-2015

Mount Hardisty

Activity: Scrambling / Hiking

Region: Icefields Parkway (North) / Jasper National Park

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Gazing over Replica Peak towards the Columbia Ice Fields

August-09-2014

Mount Mary Vaux

Activity: Scrambling / Mountaineering

Region: Maligne Lake / Jasper National Park

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The Jasper town area from Roche Bonhomme

August-03-2014

Roche Bonhomme

Activity: Hiking / Scrambling

Region: Maligne Lake / Jasper Lake Region

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Giant's Gate Journeys is a collection of personal trip reports profiling great destinations in the Canadian Rockies from Waterton National Park (in AB) through Mt. Robson Provincial Park (in BC), with the occassional side-trip in Western Canada.