Climbing Conditions

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Good Snow Travel

Little Yoho Valley

Climbing Conditions

Spent the last 3 days climbing out of the Stanley Mitchell hut. Yesterday, we had a good freeze and excellent travel up the President Glacier enroute to the summits of the President and the Vice President. The schrund at the top of the pass is easily passed on the right.

Today we had warmer conditions on our ascent of Isolated peak which made for softer snow with minor postholing in thinner areas, but generally supportive travel overall.

Unfortunately we had an ice axe taken from outside the hut after our first day. If anyone knows anything about this, it would be great to get it back.

Ian Jackson
ACMG Mountain Guide
Canmore, AB

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