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South End of Livingstone
Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
September 1, 2019

Trip report to come

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Starting up the road to the saddle ahead


Lots of these distinctive wildflowers


Ahead is a steep hike to the ridge crest


Looking back from near the crest. Left is Turtle Mountain.


Starting up the ridge


Our objective (centre) is half hidden in cloud


Dragon's Back is on the left. The black ridge is right.


Looking back at the Dragon's Back


Dropping down from a bump on the ridge

Heading to the black ridge


The big notch (right) is obvious but the hidden notch (arrow) not so much from this side


Continuing along the ridge after passing through the big notch


The ridge narrows although it's possible to drop down a bit on the right and follow a faint sheep track


Continuing along the ridge we could see the summit was still obscured with a cloud


The summit (centre) is finally free of clouds

The finally climb to the summit


Looking back at the black ridge and Dragon's Back


In the foreground are Tallon and Robertson Peaks


Jonathan waits on the summit


From Dragon's Back, Dinah zoomed in and took this shot of us on the summit


Jonathan, Zora, Goulfia, Alina, Michael and me


Memorial a few feet from the summit cairn


Centre Peak and Cauldron Peak


On our return at this point, we took this trail back instead following the ridge


We avoided the crux by following a sheep track below it


The track ends abruptly and we climbed the slope to the black ridge


Going over the hidden notch instead of the big botch is much shorter


Heading back to Dragon's Back


Instead following the cutline, we came down the road and found easier although it was longer


After taking a side road and the right fork, we climbed the slope by the sign (mouse over).


Jonathan stands next to the ventilation fan house (mouse over to see inside)


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