Burstall Pass

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Burstall Pass II
  • Location: Kananaskis Country (Highway 742)
  • Activity: Ski Touring
  • Height: 2,350 m (7,710 ft)
  • Elevation Gain: 700 m (2,297 ft)
  • Distance: 16.7 km / Round Trip (10.4 mi)
  • Avg Steepness: 4.8°
  • Estimated Time: 5-7 hrs
  • Technicality: Intermediate
  • Fitness Level: Moderate
Note: GPS track is from Burstall Pass Peak not from this trip.

I was invited to Ben’s ski trip to Burstall Pass on Sunday. The weather was just like the previous day, blue sky without a single cloud, BUT but butt? what? …COLD!! Burstall Pass being so popular and having such a definitive trail, I don’t think I need to write route description here… nice!! According to experienced, snow depth wasn’t quite deep enough yet. Yes my skis got few scratches. And more to come, unfortunately for my skis…

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At the parking lot. Preparing for a great day!

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This thermometer is not made for Canadian standard. Also this -30 or below temperature is too warm. Rubbish must try harder!

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3 peaks and 1 ridge from flat. Mouseover for names.

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Whistling Rock Ridge.

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Burstall Pass in winter.

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This is where we skied for few runs.

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Mount Sir Douglas. I love this place both in summer and winter.

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Burstall Pass Peak below the sun.

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More peeps coming up. I am not used to go where so many people go… Mouseover for names.

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Hahahahahaha. Heather going down!!

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Ben going for a jump.


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