Lineham Ridge to GR593982

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Lineham Ridge
  • Location: Kananaskis Country (South)
  • Activity: Scrambling
  • Height: 2,698 m (8,852 ft)
  • Elevation Gain: 1,295 m (4,249 ft)
  • Distance: 14.5 km / Loop (9.0 mi)
  • Avg Steepness: 10.1°
  • Estimated Time: 6.5-9 hrs
  • Technicality: Advanced
  • Fitness Level: Hard
Pink line is the actual track which was recorded by my GPS.

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I told Mark, it will be windy, cold, snowy, wet and miserable. I told Mark, it will be windy, cold, snowy, wet and miserable. I told Mark, it will be windy, cold, snowy, wet and miserable. I told Mark, it will be windy, cold, snowy, wet and miserable. I told Mark, it will be windy, cold, snowy, wet and miserable.

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Ninja!!

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Wet green rock gave us no grip. We had to turn back.

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So a week later we came back.

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Pretty yellow and Lineham Ridge.

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I have to say scramble wise Lineham maybe moderate scramble as Nugara's book rates, but considering exposure, it might be better to say difficult scramble.

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Dry condition made the scramble so easy.
(Photo By Shaun Luong)

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Somebody's favorite spot I guess.

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Keep continuing scrambling on rock slabs.

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Finally the summit of Lineham Ridge in sight as well as GR593982.

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Summit picture. From left, Mark, me, Wil, Shaun.

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Picklejar Lakes down below.

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Crack!! Looks difficult especially because I acted… It's still moderate scramble.

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Interesting.

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I always wonder what if these rock break…

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GR593982, East peak.

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Summit view. As may ridges and peaks you see here, most of them do not have an official name. Still you can see Mist Mountain far from here.

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East side.

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Group picture once more!

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Took a gully for descent as Nugara's book suggested.

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This ridge looks more challenging.


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