Ascent of Fairview Mountain on 2011-08-05

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Date:Friday, August 5, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fairview Mountain
    Elevation:2738 m / 8986 ft

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked to Saddleback Pass & Fairview Mountain on Aug 5th, 2011. Fairview Mountain is the highest peak (9002 ft) in Canadian Rockies which trail exists. We started to hike from Lake Louise. Until I reached to Saddleback, it's steady ascent. At Saddleback Pass, I ate sandwich and drank enough water. Then, I started to hike again to reach Fairview Mtn summit. This is really steep ascent with slides. I took a break many times during ascent, finally I reached to the highest peak in Canadian Rockies. The summit offers 360 degree beautiful view including Mt Temple. It was worth to spend energy to get there!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:987 m / 3240 ft
    Trailhead:Lake Louise  1751 m / 5746 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear

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