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Quartz Hill, North Summit
Banff National Park, Alberta
May 1, 1999

This is the most expensive snowshoe trip I've done: we bought chair lift tickets to take us up to Sunshine Meadows. After getting a lift we snowshoed up the south summit of Quartz Hill.


After leaving the chair we set off for Quartz Hill on the right


At first we gained very little elevation


Quartz Hill ahead


View to the northeast


Looking back as we started to climb


Ascending Quartz Hill


Odd cloud formation


Snowshoeing up the slope


Nearing the South Summit


On the south summit looking at the north summit of Quartz Hill


Ptarmigan appears undisturbed by our presence, or too cold to move!

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