Ascent to Mist Mountain-south summit on 2001-07-06
|Date:||Friday, July 6, 2001|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mist Mountain - south summit|
| Elevation:||3040 m / 9974 ft|
| Remaining Elevation:||98 m / 323 ft (10% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportTrip to a sub-summit of Mist Mountain. This was a fun and, at some points, challenging day out. I did this solo, as many of the Kananaskis and Highwood pass area peaks. Ended up scrambling up some steep rocky gully (too lazy to bring Kane's guidebook that day) and, due to snow clinging to the summit ridge, decided to stop at the south sub-summit. Mist Mountain is a fairly rugged peak that doesn't get the attention its neighbours like Mt. Rae and Mt. Tyrwhitt get (not in this database, btw). Bring an ice axe to help plodding up the final slopes...
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||900 m / 2953 ft|
| Trailhead:||2140 m / 7021 ft|
| Grade/Class:||moderate to difficul|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
hot sunny day, pleasant on the summit
| Time Up:||3 Hours |
| Time Down:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
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