Carl and I doing some hiking in Aug/Sept 2015.


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To get perspective within the Bow Valley, here's a look from the
air down onto Grotto Mountain, Lady MacDonald, and the Three Sisters around Canmore.


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A better look at the Three Sisters.

Grotto Mountain


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Carl, looking back at the Three Sisters as we started our morning ascent.


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Andy, along with Mt Lawrence Grassi and Ha Ling.


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Carl and Andy in the early morning light.


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Carl and Andy once we gained the plateau. You can see Canmore below the guys.


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We ran into some friends in the morning with a mommy and baby Bighorn sheep.


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Mommy and Baby Sheep.


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Carl and I took our friend Andy up Grotto Mountain. We had excellent weather, and almost no wind.
Here are Carl and I mid-way up the hike on the 'plateau'.


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Looking along the ridge towards Grotto Mountain.


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Carl likes to be up high.


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Carl and Andy taking it easy, looking south.


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Carl and Andy had an early lunch as I made a quick run to the summit.


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A bit of snow enroute to the summit block.


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There's a small weather station on the southeast arm off the summit that looked cool.


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Here is me on the summit of Grotto Mountain. If you zoom in, you can see my arms in the air
like I just don't care.

Video from the summit of Grotto


Video of Andy and Carl on the ridge of Grotto



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Andy and Carl enroute down the mountain.


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Carl on a ridge top of Grotto Mountain.


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Andy, near the base of the hike.


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A nice look at the summit from the bottom, near the Alpine Club main office in Canmore.

Grouse Mountain

Video of Carl with his personal best at Grouse Mountain


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