Mount Sparrowhawk 09

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Mount Sparrowhawk II
  • Location: Kananaskis Country (Highway 742)
  • Activity: Scrambling
  • Height: 3,121 m (10,240 ft)
  • Elevation Gain: 1,415 m (4,643 ft)
  • Distance: 10.0 km / Round Trip (6.2 mi)
  • Avg Steepness: 15.8°
  • Estimated Time: 6-9 hrs
  • Technicality: Intermediate
  • Fitness Level: Hard
Red line is the actual track I took up to where I went which was recorded by my GPS.

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Second time doing Mount Sparrowhalk. Unlike the last time, the air was clear and I got to enjoy better view. Panorama of Spray Lakes.

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As I guessed there was still a lot of snow left as snow always remains longer in this mountain.

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This little summit is called Read's Ridge.

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Keep going up the snow covered terrain.

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The summit block.

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Wind made this cool snow and rock artifact.

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Near the col. Most of hard work is now done.

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At the summit, looking East.

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Wind Mountain and Mount Lougheed.

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Mount Bogart on the center, second tallest mountain in Kananaskis Range.

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One more snapshot of Spray Lakes from the summit. What a view!!

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On the way back, we bum slide for 700 meters!! My butt was frozen and hurting. lol


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