Mount Fairview Climber's Log

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MikeLJ

MikeLJ - Jul 31, 2017 12:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2006

Misty day  Sucess!

Mist and very windy

ZakG

ZakG - Apr 27, 2017 1:06 am Date Climbed: Sep 10, 1996

Beautiful  Sucess!

My first summit in the Canadian Rockies, now one of my favorite places in the world. It was cold.

woodyacat

woodyacat - Feb 7, 2015 3:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2014

Pizza on top  Sucess!

First 9000 ft peak. Erin and I made it and had pizza for lunch on top.

joseyinnet

joseyinnet - Jul 31, 2014 12:00 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2014

Pretty fair view I suppose  Sucess!

Really nice mid afternoon scramble. Had to head back from the summit almost right after I got there due to some storms moving in. Really great views!

CzechMark

CzechMark - Sep 15, 2012 3:51 pm Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2012

Fun Last Hike  Sucess!

Great viewpoint for the whole Lake Louise area.

attimount

attimount - Sep 18, 2011 11:19 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2011

Via Saddleback.  Sucess!

Still lots of snow, good for glisading.
Perfect panorama from top.

jbsantos

jbsantos - Nov 13, 2010 12:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2010

Whiteout at the top  Sucess!

Much of southern Alberta had rain the week I went, including the Rockies. About halfway up, the rain became snow. It was really windy at the summit, and you could just barely see the surrounding peaks. I was the only one to summit that day. Not a good day for pictures.

eyeonsky

eyeonsky - Oct 23, 2010 12:44 am Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2004

My First Summit  Sucess!

Fairview was the first real mountain summit I ever climbed. Incredible views from the top looking 3000 feet down to Lake Louise and 10,000 foot peaks all around.

Wandering Sole Images

Wandering Sole Images - Jul 28, 2010 12:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2010

Normal Route  Sucess!

Did this the following day after St. Piran. Even better views from the top than the day before! A bit crowded and unfortunately the squirrels and chipmunks are pretty bold up there - certainly from being fed (intentionally and otherwise) from all the traffic. Nice weather, but was quite windy up top on this day. Definitely a worthy outing in the area!

cp0915

cp0915 - Aug 2, 2009 12:38 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2009

Trail  Sucess!

Explosive views from the top. Did Saddle Mountain afterward.

justing

justing - Jul 5, 2009 10:16 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2009

View/effort ratio awesome  Sucess!

Three hours car to car while my family was comfortably asleep at Moraine Lake. Incredible views. Celebrated Canada day with my new canuck friend - a marmot I shared the summit with.

matterhorn22 - May 19, 2009 3:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2008

Snowy one!  Sucess!

Did Fairview Mountain after a recent dusting of snow, made Temple look magnificent, even more so than it did a week ago when we climbed it. Easy route, did Saddleback Mountain as well.

PellucidWombat

PellucidWombat - Dec 13, 2008 5:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

Its practically cheating  Sucess!

How can such an easy climb have such great views? :-D I was almost too lazy to pick my way up here after zoning out, but then I got a spurt of energy and summitted within an hour of leaving Lake Louise.

oconnellr

oconnellr - Mar 15, 2008 1:57 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2007

SE Slopes Route

Great hike to the top with amazing views. Left Lake Louise nice and early in the morning (6:50) and managed to make it up by 8:45 to enjoy the morning without anybody else on the trail. Definitely recommended.

jimegan

jimegan - Feb 9, 2008 8:09 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 1998

Mount Fairview  Sucess!

Hiked up to the summit after Saddleback with my wife. We used to love the Post Hotel in the village and the bakery during our visits in the 90s

SteveOs

SteveOs - Dec 22, 2007 3:19 pm Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2001

good hike  Sucess!

Did saddle peak as well. Peak of Indian summer with golden larches and great summit views and no lack of people to converse with ;)

mlbcard - Dec 9, 2007 7:37 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2007

Route Climbed: Scramble  Sucess!

Nice hike up, not too crowded and good weather. Great views of Lake Louise and the surrounding mountains. (If you try it, look for the pikas in the rock fields).

stepho

stepho - Dec 1, 2007 6:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2006

Hike  Sucess!

Hiked to Saddleback and up SW side. Amazing views from top. Avalanche near death trap. Good view of Lake Loise, Temple and distant Ice field.

MtnMagic

MtnMagic - Oct 20, 2007 12:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1999

Scramble route  Sucess!

Great bang for the buck. Nice views, easy and quick walk up.

dmiki

dmiki - Jul 8, 2007 11:25 am Date Climbed: May 17, 2007

Lot of avalanches  Sucess!

Summited with three friends. Marvelous views of the surrounding peaks and the busy avalanche activity going on all over the place. Practiced glissading and self arresting techniques on the way down.

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