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GrinderIce Axe to the Neck  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2000
This one might actuall have been completed in 2000, think it was early (May) lots of spring avalanches. Went out specifically to climb this one. I remember a fairly fast approach then moving aside as spring wet slides went past us as we went up the gut. Lots of sloughing and a few that we had to pay attention too. Seemed endless grind but the snow was better then scree. Glissade almost 3/4 of the way down. In the process was messing about and my axe which was between my legs (don't bloody ask, I was young and stupid). It got caught and the handle went into my neck....By some weird fluke it cut/scraped my from the very center of my windpipe to the side by my ear. It drew blood....it shook me up.
Posted Jul 7, 2017 12:24 am

William MarlerFirst of the year
Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

William Marler

Got 2/3rds of the way up the right side of the route watching avalanches. Called off the summit when we had to cross a danger zone to achieve it. Great day out just the same. Plastic boots, crampons, snowshoes. The whole kit.
Posted May 21, 2008 6:28 pm

MtnMagicscree route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2000


Tons of scree on this one. The views were, as always amazing though. Relaxed at the hot tub at the Mount Kidd RV park afterwards with a great view of our peak through the window.
Posted Oct 21, 2007 10:18 pm

The ScramblerPerfect Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

The Scrambler

I had tried this mountain last year and with inexperience went the wrong way up and had to turn around. This year though I brought someone who had climbed it twice and there were no problems. By passing alot of the scree (still some near the top of the bowl) we stuck to the center-left of the bowl and advanced up scab on the way up. Scree on the way down was fun. Nice view of Assiniboine to the west from the summit.
Posted Oct 21, 2007 4:32 pm

nayrbThe Summit of Scree!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2001


Lots of scree but worth it! We climbed the North Summit. Climbed w/ my friend Conn from Calgary, AB.
Posted Apr 9, 2006 11:51 pm

DanimalRoute Climbed: scramble Date Climbed: October 4, 2004  Sucess!


Never ending scree
Posted May 31, 2005 5:30 pm

Dow WilliamsRoute Climbed: Kidd Scramble Date Climbed: October, 2004  Sucess!

Dow Williams

Broke my hand days earlier and needed something to cheer me up. Although Mount Kidd did the trick, I thought this scramble was fairly uneventful. Being stuck in a bowl limited views for most of the day and I did not have a sense there was much wildlife in the area as well, being so close to Kananaskis Village. I give it a 2 star vote, but it is popular and on most peoples tick off list. Cheers
Posted May 12, 2005 12:35 pm

JScolesRoute Climbed: Skree Pile Date Climbed: Aug ?? 1982  Sucess!


As I remeber it was raining the whole week that I spent in the peaks that August. This was one of the peaks that was possiable to get up when the weather was bad.

When I did it there was no golf course to ruin the view would hate to see what it looks like now.

This was also my first introduction to Rockey Mountian skree piles and after this peak and many others I have yet to find a skree pile I like.

Posted Mar 14, 2002 10:38 am

BodhiRoute Climbed: NORTH Summit Ascent (9,702 feet) Date Climbed: 9.8.2001  Sucess!


Climbed to summit on a beautiful

September day w/ my good friend

Conn from Calgary, AB. Although the

views are killer .... I will never climb

this thing again - too much scree

for me. But the summit is always

worth it. Signed summit log. "Scree

Skiing" down was the best!

Bryan "Bodhi" Miles

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted Mar 14, 2002 8:11 am

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