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Okotoks Mountain
Kananaskis, Alberta
May 18, 2020

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Climbing the gate at the start


Hiking up the road


The summit ridge lies on the other side of a large meadow


I watched a coyote for several mintues as it crossed the meadow


Before reaching the other side of the meadow, passed a profusion of shooting stars


At the far end of the meadow, there's a corridor in the trees


Looking back after starting up the corridor


Eventually the corridor ends, and I started up the slope


Here, with the ridge top in sight, the grade steepens


Finally on the ridge, I can the north summit 300 m away


Southeast, l in the distance, I could see the bare summit of Mount Ware (left) and snow-covered Mount Rose and Threepoint Mountain


Windy Point Ridge and Gleason Ridge are probably thge closest mountains. Behind them are Volcano Ridge and Forgetmenot Mountain


I could see little of the mountain ranges to the west


Golden bean


I followed a faint trail to the north summit


There were no views from the north summit.


Several swallowtail butterflies floated along the ridge


The middle summit was also viewless, so I continued to the south summit


The south summit is open to the south



82 J/9 Turner Valley

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