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Taking the family hiking

My son is playing in a hockey tournament in Las Vegas in early July (yeah I know, we're crazy) and on our way home (Manitoba) we are thinking of camping in the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and would like to do some hiking. My younger son (6) is a pretty decent hiker for his age and could manage 12 or so kilometres on day hikes in the Canadian Rockies last summer (some days ...
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Pole Creek Trail and Road access

I will be in Sisters, Oregon next Tuesday (6/27) for a forestry meeting. I am interested in driving from Sisters to Pole Creek Trailhead on 6/28 and hiking/climbing to the Middle Sister/North Sister Col. Does anyone here know if the road is open to the trailhead? And the condition of trail?
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Missing HST Member

One of our members has not posted for almost 3 months now, he was a frequent poster, with 555 posts. I was having a PM conversation with him back at the end of Mar and all communication went dead, no PM or posts from their on.
The reason I am posting here, is that "Longri", possibly Richard Long?, had participated in the 2013 Sierra Challenge, possible as "Xi". If you have any information please chime ...
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Half Dome Summit Pics 7-19-2004

Hello, I happened to stumble upon this forum in my search to solve my dilemma. On July 19th 2004 I went up the cables and made it to the top of HD. But I forgot my camera. There were many people up there (noon) taking pictures and I got to wondering if I might be in some of them. If any folks reading this were up there on that day and care to share their ...
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Freel Peak approach

Hey everyone

Looking for some advice on the best approach to Freel Peak for this weekend. Main options seem to be Highway 89/Luther Pass from the south or Oneidas St/Fountain Place Rd from the west.

I was actually thinking the west approach would be preferable as it looks like the road stays lower elevation before rising nearer to the peak. However streetview shows an ominous gate at the forest service land boundary...

The snowpack was ...
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Heads up: new Canadian Rockies peakbagging guidebook

A Peakbagger's Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North
by Ben Nearingburg
by Eric Coulthard
Release Date: 09/05/2017
ISBN 9781771601986
5 x 7 inches
288 pages
$35.00 (CAD)

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/edmo ... -1.4169368

http://www.rmbooks.com/book_details.php ... 1771601986
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Colorado Climber Missing on Mt. Elbrus

You can donate to support search efforts at the link below - even a few dollars will help the family cover costs to try to find him. Please consider sharing this link to spread the word.

http://www.coloradopolicefoundation.org ... for-steven

There is also a Facebook group you can join and share called Search for Steven at https://www.facebook.com/groups/245085129311718/

Steven Scott Beare is a Colorado police ...
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Canadian Rockies conditions & best time to climb


hoping to soon finalize travel plans to the Great White North for a soon upcoming climbing trip (yay!!). While I'm familiar with the area (actually went there last year), if anyone could give what conditions are (shaping up to be) or best time(s) to climb, I would be greatly appreciative, especially for mountains/routes given (prospective wish list):

* Mt. Temple- E. ridge

* Mt. Alberta- Japanese route

* Mt. Robson- Wishbone Arete

Any tips, ...
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Skiing in Summer Colorado

I am looking some information about skiing in the summer in Colorado. First of all, can anyone tell me what the snow on Peak 10 in breck is like currently? Also, if anybody can tell me about good summer snow patches for skiing it would be greatly appreciated.
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Washington Pass Area


Snow melting out fast on HWY 20. Parking Lots at Blue Lake not open yet, but close. Cars parked all along the highway at Cutthroat, Blue Lake, Hairpin turn, Silver Star. No, I did not hike or climb, family day enjoying the scenery and food in Winthrop.
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