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Mount Mann
Kananaskis, Alberta
March 6, 2004

To reach Mount Mann, we took a shorter route than described in the Kananaskis Country Trail Guide, knocking off a couple of kilometres at the expense of doing a steeper hike. Using hip waders, Dinah, Wayne and I crossed at a shallow spot on Highwood River east of Cataract Creek. We then hiked along the east bank of the creek before finding a place to cross. After a short climb we summited Mount Mann.

Most of the summit is treed. The views were decent but limited to the east. Hardly an exciting trip, but worthwhile when there is little else in the winter and High River runs shallow.

KML and GPX Tracks


Crossing Highwood River


We looked for a place to cross Cataract Creek


We headed down to solid creek ice where we'll cross


Icicles appear upside down on the creek


Scrambling up the other side of the creek


Starting up the slope


High above Cataract Creek, the grade became steep


And we hit snow


Bull Creek Hills on the skyline


Starting back down from the summit


After crossing the creek we head back to Highwood River


A look back at Mount Mann shows cliff bands guarding the east slope


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