Banff Backpack – Egypt Lake to Shadow Lake

Day Two of my Banff backpack is from Egypt Lake to Shadow Lake, with a trip up Pharaoh Peak for some amazing views.

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Banff Backpack – Sunshine to Egypt Lake

Day One of my Banff backpack is from Sunshine Village to Egypt Lake.

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Windtower

Wind Tower is a deceptively accessible hike to an amazing summit view. Be prepared for gale force winds, even on hot days.

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Wind Ridge – A Hike with Spice

Wind Ridge is the ideal Kananaskis hike. Close to Canmore, with great views and some good elevation gain. A bit of hands-on-rock near the summit to spice things up.

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South end of Mount Lawson

The South end of Lawson is a wonderful ridge hike that ends in spectacular views.

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Winter has Officially Begun!

Ski conditions are off to a great start. Lake Louise opened early and backcountry skiing is looking stable.

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Opal Ridge North Peak

The North summit of Opal Ridge is a great scramble. Lots of quality elevation in a relatively short distance.

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