Heart Mountain Climber's Log

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William Marler

William Marler - Sep 28, 2015 12:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2015

Once again  Sucess!

With Karin and including the traverse to Grant M.

William Marler

William Marler - Sep 28, 2015 12:20 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2015

Heart mountain  Sucess!

Fun outing very hot, With Wendy and Sara.

stiefenk - Aug 21, 2015 1:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2015

Heart Mountain scramble  Sucess!

Good short scramble. Enjoyed the gentle scenic walk down the back.

Dave Aschim

Dave Aschim - Apr 21, 2014 4:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009

Fun  Sucess!

Great afternoon, always mean to go back an explore the ridge further.

Old School WB

Old School WB - Jan 23, 2012 3:10 pm Date Climbed: Apr 1, 1993

Great hike, great mid week run  Sucess!

Heart Mtn. was my 7 th summit of my life. Since 1993 have been up it about 6 or 8 times, usually a mid week leg workout, have been up to the summit and back to the roadside parking in less than 1.5 hours.


attimount - Jan 23, 2011 9:04 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2005

Scramble route  Sucess!

This was the first mountain we hiked/scrambled in the Rockies, such a beautiful place.


jbsantos - Nov 13, 2010 12:30 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2010

Great all-year scramble  Sucess!

This is another go-to scramble for Calgarians. The first summit is easily done all year, but you'll need snow shoes to do the circuit in winter or early spring/late fall.

Brian C

Brian C - Jun 18, 2010 5:10 pm Date Climbed: May 21, 2008

Loop hike  Sucess!

Made for a great loop hike. Nice day. Great for early season outings.


icypeak - Nov 14, 2009 10:08 am Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2009

Windy Day!  Sucess!

About 2 1/2 hours to the top on this extremely windy day, some snow and ice on the route. The views are just fantastic!

William Marler

William Marler - Sep 8, 2009 11:39 am Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

At least once a year  Sucess!

Nice short outing.


dan2see - Jun 8, 2009 3:03 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

Second time lucky  Sucess!

Did the horseshoe with Ayla. Now I really know where Grant Macewen Peak is!
On the horseshoe just past GM Peak, the north-facing hill still has a sizeable snowdrift on it. All the hikers had fun on the glissade.
If you want to do the loop, I recommend that you park at the Quaite Trail. You'll hike the same distance, but the flat-land part will be nicer.


dan2see - Jan 22, 2009 10:51 am Date Climbed: Jan 21, 2009

Winter hike  Sucess!

On the route up the main Heart, maybe half of the trail is covered with snowdrifts, so occasionally I had to take the time for route-finding. On the other hand, the snow was easier to walk on than scree.
As a bonus, with a lot of the "easier" steps buried, I scrambled a lot of the missing trail options. I enjoyed the hands-on.
I got to the second summit of the horsehoe ridge, when I ran out of time. Because this was my first time here, and I was solo, I decided to go back rather than explore. But stumbling down the scree on the main route wasn't fun -- I should have continued around the horseshoe.
The funniest thing was that I always thought that the Heart was the horseshoe loop, so the north side of the Heart must be Grant MacEwan. Boy, was I wrong!

Be sure to look up "Grant MacEwan Peak", here in SummitPost.

William Marler

William Marler - Dec 4, 2006 3:17 pm Date Climbed: Dec 2, 2006

Good short day  Sucess!

Convinced my son to leave the computer and join me for a short scramble. He enjoyed the short climbing sections. Could not do the whole traverse due to time. But a good December 2nd outing.

Jean Paul Samson - Nov 10, 2006 10:02 am Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2003

Full Traverse Around the Horseshoe

The highest point beyond Heart Mountain is now named Mount MacEwan, so I guess this counts as bagging dual summits (barely)!

Linda Breton

Linda Breton - Oct 15, 2006 3:57 pm Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2006

Traverse w/Twin Towers Extension  Sucess!

I never was much interested in climbing this mountain...and now I've done it twice! Good fun in a little peak, the full traverse is recommended.

William Marler

William Marler - Jun 5, 2006 3:07 am Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2006

Good start  Sucess!

Excellect afternoon scamble with J. D. A great return to form for him.

William Marler

William Marler - May 29, 2006 7:10 pm Date Climbed: May 14, 2006

Heart Mtn.  Sucess!

Always fun. Started at 4 pm and did the loop and was off by 7:40 pm. Very quiet. Great weather.

Wandering Sole Images

Wandering Sole Images - May 16, 2006 12:38 am Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2005

Route Climbed: Scramble  Sucess!

Heart Mountain was a nice scramble for late in the season. Great views from the summit, including a nice lake to the southeast.


Danimal - May 8, 2006 4:56 pm Date Climbed: May 7, 2006

Scramble Route  Sucess!

Nice day, nice hike. Did the full loop, about 3.5 hrs.


nayrb - May 4, 2006 1:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2003

From Highway ... Scramble  Sucess!

Great little summit just outside of Calgary, AB. It's a little mountain w/ a big "heart." Fun scramble w/ great views.

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