North Kent Outlier

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North Kent Outlier
  • Location: Kananaskis Country (Highway 742)
  • Activity: Snowshoeing
  • Height: 2,548 m (8,360 ft)
  • Elevation Gain: 715 m (2,346 ft)
  • Distance: 6.4 km / Round Trip (4.0 mi)
  • Avg Steepness: 12.6°
  • Estimated Time: 3-5 hrs
  • Technicality: Intermediate
  • Fitness Level: Easy
Pink line is the actual track I took which was recorded by my GPS. We lost trail on ascent. So use my descent route.

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Million thx to Tony Daffern, Bobspirko and others who contributed to keep snow trail before us. We took full advantage of that.

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Just came out of treeline. We left snowshoes behind.

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Typical scenery from the ridge. Kent Ridge on the right.

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False peaks one after another. This ridge kept going up.

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Finally the true summit in sight. It was the farthest, right at the north end of the ridge.

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Supposedly sunny day. Country where I came from, this is not even called mainly cloudy, but cloudy. We had few moments of sunlight.

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Took only 2 hours and temperature was conformable. We took time at the summit.

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Group picture. Ali in front. From left Mark, soistheman, and Andrea.
(Photo By Ali Shariat)

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Was it fun guys?
(Photo By Mark Evans)

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Tomorrow is Monday and go back to work!!
(Photo By Mark Evans)


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