We hiked up Galatea Creek to the 3rd lake with both kids (ages 10, 12) and the dog (6 pound pom) no problem. The kids did get tired at the 2nd lake but we managed to coax them all the way to the third.
East End of Rundle was a fun scramble. We were in a bit of a hurry because once again the weather was against us.
I took Wednesday, July 14 2010 off work and headed to K-Country to scramble one of my last remaining Kane peaks with Keith and So - Cougar Mountain. The weather forecast was dismal for this day but since we had all booked it already it wasn't worth another cancelation. The summer weather so far in 2010 has been dismal at best!
The section of ridge between the summit of Nihahi and Compression is some of the best scrambling I've done in a while. It's also longer than it first appears (big surprise). With dark clouds threatening to rain on our parade we kept up the blistering pace and soon we were at the crux rock fin.