Junction Hill II
Kananaskis Trail Guide
March 27, 2010

Our ascent of Junction Hill was a rehash of our 2004 trip except that we did the loop in reverse, ascending the SE Ridge and descending the South Ridge. The counterclockwise loop seemed to offer slightly better views.

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After going up the lower slopes, we reach a ramp that leads to the southeast ridge.


Looking down the open slope. Coyote Hills in the foreground.


Almost on the ridge crest


Enjoyable ascent on open slopes


On the ridge


View of Mounts Strachan, Muir and McPhail on the left


False summit ahead


We get another glimpse of the false summit.


Looking back along the ridge


Both the false summit and the true summit (right) have cairns.


Looking northwest at unnamed peaks, including "Cat Creek Ridge" on the right


Dinah on the summit. Mount Head in the background.


Heading down to the south ridge


Crossing a rock field


Panorama from the summit


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