BCP447 Crowsnest Mountain
GPS reading N49 42.246 W114 34.418
What an increadible climb! Me and my friend Jimmy made this climb togeather. We left Calgary at 5:55AM, and got started up the mountian at 8:10AM. Although this was a very steep climb, this was super fun. We took a wrong turn on the first band of rock cliffs and had to double back. The scramble up the gully was a little tricky, but not too much so. We took tones of pictures, and managed to update Facebook (Jimmy, not me; I don't do Facebook) from the summit. Got the cap (super easy one), the summit log, the summit cache, and the cache at the tree line (FTF, nice). The way down was a lot easyer, but harder on my body. Skiing down the skree was a blast. We got some motivational poster style pics on one of the large rock upcroppings.
We met 10 other climbers (plus a dog) either at the summit, or on the way back down. One of the climbers was at least 60, and way faster than us. Made me think that I could get in better shape. Man was I happy to be on flat land again when we got to the car.
Oh ya, I almost forgot. Here is a link to my GPS track log. http://gpsed.com/track/3125705754541994136 It doesn't have the whole trip down, but all the tricky parts.
[This entry was edited by Andronicus on Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:21:15 PM.]