Many of the classics such as Weeping Wall and Polar Circus were all out of condition due to their sunny aspects and the unseasonal weather and temperatures.There were also numerous grizzly bear sightings with the whole park coming alive a month or so early which added another dimension. We were told the small can of pepper spray, would just make the grizzlies even more angry!
Crowfoot Mountain, Bow Lake, Icefields Parkway, Alberta
Bow Falls, Banff National Park, Alberta
The Candian Pacific heading through Alberta and BC out to the West coast.
The 1st pitch of Spray River Falls, Banff, Alberta
Abseiling back down Spray River Falls, Banff, Alberta
Shades of Beauty, nr Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Alberta.
High up on Murchisson Falls, Mount Murchisson, Icefields Parkway, Alberta.
Murchisson Falls, Mount Murchisson, Icefields Parkway
Murchisson Falls topo - a team heading up very late in the day!
High up on Slipstream, Columbia Icefields, Alberta
Snowdome Mountain, Columbia Icefields, on the edge of the Banff and Jasper National Parks, Icefields Parkway.
Slipstream Topo, Snowdome Mountain, Columbia Icefields, on the continental divide between Alberta and BC
First pitch of Guinness Gully, Field, BC
Me enjoying some great conditions in amongst some very warm temperatures
High up on Guinness Gully, Field, BC
Great climbing on Lake Louise Falls, Louise, Alberta
Having some fun heading into Professor Falls, Banff, Alberta
Professor Falls, Banff, Alberta.
Heading up Extra Lite, Field, BC
Top pitch of Extra Lite, Field, BC
Doing my bit! cleaning up all the threads on a classic at the end of a great season.
Heading Home - only 7651km to Kendal!
I was down in London last week running a Risk Management workshop for a senior team at London Underground which went very well.....looking at the Human factors influencing decision making...
British Mountain Guides summer rock climbing training this week so looking forward to that.