Boundary Peak

Boundary Peak is a superb summit and a great introduction to mountaineering in the Columbia Icefields area. From the parking lot (1970m), the typical route up Boundary Peak ascends the Little Athabasca’s North Glacier to the Boundary-Athabasca col. From the col, we’ll follow the south ridge of Boundary to the summit (≈2850m). While climbing the…

Wapta Icefields

Mountaineering on the Wapta Icefields is a great place to explore, summit some superb peaks, and maybe learn a thing or two. General mountaineering is the name of the game here, which is perfect if you aren’t wanting to do anything too crazy but do want to get on a glacier and summit some peaks.…

Mt. Hector

Mt. Hector is a very prominent peak located just north of Lake Louise and is a part of the 11,000er’s of the Canadian Rockies. It is both a great summer mountaineering objective and a great winter ski peak. You can pretty much plan a trip up Hector any month of the year but it is…

A2 Peak

A2 Peak is a part of Mt. Athabasca and as such is also know as, Little Athabasca. It is a really fun summit that suitable for all experience levels with a good level of fitness. The views are amazing throughout this trip, especially as we hike around the beautiful Boundary Lake and then up onto…