Little Hector

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Little Hector
  • Location: Banff National Park (Icefields Parkway)
  • Activity: Scrambling
  • Height: 3,125 m (10,253 ft)
  • Elevation Gain: 1,280 m (4,200 ft)
  • Distance: 9.7 km / Round Trip (6.0 mi)
  • Avg Steepness: 14.8°
  • Estimated Time: 4-7 hrs
  • Technicality: Advanced
  • Fitness Level: Hard
Return to Hector but this time it was Little Hector, although it is not really that little. I also tried Mount Andromache as well, however once I was there I realized I didn't know which peak is Andromache. My GPS didn't have summit mark, so I assumed where it had the highest contour line is the summit. There was even a cairn to convince me, but it wasn't the summit...

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Drainage. I skied here in spring but in summer there is a good hiking trail.

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At the crux. Should be moderate but I took wrong line and became difficult scrambling.

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At Hector-Andromache col.

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Mount Balfour and Hector Lake.

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On the way up to Little Hector.

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Mount Hector and Hector Glacier.

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Andromache. The summit is the left bump… Now I know. I stopped at the right bump believing it was the summit.

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Good view of Hector.

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I was supposed to go that peak on the left with glacier.

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Summer is over.


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