Mt. Joffre

Mt. Joffre is the highest peak between the US border and Mt. Assiniboine, and only one of two 11’000ers found in Kananaskis Country. Standing 3343m (11,263ft) Mt. Joffre is a great summer general mountaineering objective, but am even better winter ski objective. Either way, this peak is best done through Aster Lake, using the Upper…

Mt. Lefroy

Mt. Lefroy is a beautiful and challenging mountain to climb. Sadly, in 1896, it was the site of North America’s first recorded mountaineering fatality when Phillip Abbot fell from Lefroy’s west flanks. In his honour, the respective mountain pass between Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria was named after him, as well as, the famous (&…