Some photos and video of the Brown brothers and I in the Highwood Pass, doing
some exploratory hiking looking for sheep.


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I invited myself along for the Brown brothers exploration hike in the Highwood Pass area. Here is
Louis showing off his all-Kuiu outfit along with his custom-made binocular case.


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The view around Elbow Lake, a short 1km hike from the pass.


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Here is a look of Louis and Rowley on the trail looking at Tombstone Mountain.


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After crossing the Elbow river, we started to head up into this bowl behind the boys.


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Louis and a nice look at Elpoca Mountain.


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Rowley had a big night the night before so he did well getting out of bed on this day.


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A slightly blurry photo of some Forget-me-nots on Elpoca mountain.


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Here are the three of us chilling out having a spot of tea.


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This is the view looking across the valley to the south. I thought the goat's eye bit of the
ridge was pretty cool.


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Louis and Rowley chilling on a ridge as we headed up Elpoca for a view looking for sheep.

Video of the view from the ridge on Elpoca mountain.



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We got up to the top of this ridge and found a little bit of snow.


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Here's Rowley coming down between a wall and some snow.


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A shot of Rowley looking to the west into the Elbow river valley.


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We spent some time looking to the north for sheep. We found '>20 sheep along with a moose.


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Here's a look at some down-hiking that we did on the other side of the ridge.


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This gives a sense of the steepness of this hike.


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Louis looking to the north with some beautiful binocs.

Video of Louis carefully stepping down some scree



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Louis scree surfing down a slope.

Video of Louis scree surfing


Video of Rowley scree surfing



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Rowley and some pretty wildflowers. I was actually pretty surprised to see the volume of wildflowers
in this valley for later July.


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This is a look back up the slope that we just descended.


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We took another tea break in this little campground.


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Here are the boys after a good day in the mountains.

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