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GrinderFun morning out.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2017
Cardio session. Left truck at 7:30, forgot to check the time but we were back in Calgary at 11:45. Think it was about a 2:45 hike? Empty, didn't see anyone else, such a difference from a weekend.
Posted Jul 8, 2017 11:57 pm

William MarlerMultiple outings  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2015

William Marler

Excellent outing. Started in the mist and rain and finished in brilliant sunshine. 2 hours 58 min. My fastest time yet this year. This was number 13 of my Yamnuska traverse's this year. Great training day better than the gym.
Posted Sep 28, 2015 12:27 pm

GrinderRe: Multiple outings
One of the best training circuits for sure!! The scree coming down really is a nice break for the knees/ankles.
Posted Jul 8, 2017 11:54 pm

stiefenkYamnuska Traverse
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011
First time on Yam, beautiful fall day. Did Yoga poses at summit. ;-)
Posted Aug 21, 2015 1:42 pm

Wandering Sole ImagesTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2012

Wandering Sole Images

Had a great time doing the traverse scramble. And it was certainly more "scrambly" than I expected overall. The whole approach hike was in bloom, including yellow lady's slippers - the first time I had ever seen them other than in pictures. As a bonus, I made two new friends from Victoria who were traveling through. Great day in all!
Posted Jun 25, 2012 6:44 pm

attimountTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2010


Now it is like a tradition to start the seson with Yamnuska.
Posted Jan 29, 2011 10:21 pm

jbsantosI'm sure it's a better climb than a scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2010


Did the scramble route from east to west. It was fun, but way too busy. I'll come back here after I learn how to rock climb.
Posted Nov 13, 2010 12:27 pm

Brian CFoggy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2008

Brian C

In the clouds getting misted on all day. All alone up there. Finished the traverse without seeing another person at all.
Posted Jun 18, 2010 5:04 pm



We got rained off. Definitely a burly style of climbing you got there cowboys ; )
Marty, Chris, Joseph and I ended up driving to Yosemite for easier climbing and the only place in north america that promised sun that week.
Posted May 26, 2010 7:57 pm

ktnbsTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2009


Did the loop. Snow flurries all day.
Posted Oct 8, 2009 6:53 pm

William MarlerMuch easier than Kidd  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2008

William Marler

Excellent day out over the traverse. Pretty well dry when the rest of the peaks are snow laden.
Posted May 21, 2008 6:30 pm

Linda BretonW-E Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 23, 2003

Linda Breton

Full winter conditions on the mountain, even the giant summit cairn was buried. I will have to go back to see what the rock scramble is like.
Posted Oct 15, 2006 4:01 pm

William MarlerYamnuska Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

William Marler

Finally completed the complete traverse. The weather cooperated on a day it should not have. Fine outing.
Posted Jun 12, 2006 4:56 pm

William MarlerYamnuska Traverse
Date Climbed: May 27, 2006

William Marler

Believed I made the summit. But did not. Hard to tell with all the snow and clouds. You traverse hill after hill in the clouds. Did not complete the whole traverse due to white out conditions. Route finding difficult. It was longer but safer and easier to retrace my steps. Still a fun day out when conditions could make you stay at home.
Posted May 29, 2006 7:15 pm

DanimalYam Traverse
Date Climbed: May 6, 2006


Nice day. Great scree ski, one of the finest I have encountered! Dog's first hike.
Posted May 8, 2006 4:59 pm

RockgiantRoute Climbed: CMC Wall Date Climbed: September  Sucess!
Not sure if that is the right route name. We hike to the summit. Very cloudy. So no exposure whatsoever. Very fun hike for my first.
Posted Nov 4, 2005 1:54 pm

Dow WilliamsRoute Climbed: Easy Street-5.9 Finish Variation Date Climbed: October 28, 2005  Sucess!

Dow Williams

Just got back from 30 day road trip and had an invitation to hit Yam one more time before winter sets in. I always miss the Rockies in a bad way. This was a good fix. Had it to ourselves and not a bad 10C day. The wind laid off . Fantastic outing. Used that 5.9 finish which did not seem like a true layback to me, kind of awkward. Cheers.
Posted Oct 29, 2005 7:07 pm

CdnRockyGalRoute Climbed: Traverse and loop Date Climbed: September 3, 2005  Sucess!


Beautiful day for scrambling--not too hot, not too cold. We got rained on a bit on the way down but it felt good. The scree run was amazing, and we made good time because we didn't take the long way up this time. A great scramble if you're leaving late in the afternoon because it's so close.
Posted Sep 4, 2005 2:23 pm

UncleBobRoute Climbed: Grey Goose Date Climbed: August 10, 2005  Sucess!
Fun climbing, not as sustained as it looked from the bottom. Superb quality rock (for the rockies anyways).
Posted Aug 25, 2005 12:44 am

couchclimberRoute Climbed: scrambling, east to west loop Date Climbed: April 17, 2005


well, this is the hardest scramble that I have done to date only because we decided to make it more interesting and followed a different route at the beginning. Being snowed on a little and having cold hands didn't help for the short section that almost reminded me of some easy climbing.
Posted Jul 25, 2005 1:03 am

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