Caldron Peak


Trip Details
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Trip Date: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
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Caldron is an easy scramble but requires crossing Peyto Creek which no longer has a bridge (as of 2016). It is a long remote day so be prepared.

Trip Report

When we were in the small valley, just before heading up Caldron, after already ascending Mistaya Mountain, I glanced at my altimeter. What I saw was not very encouraging. Instead of a 300 meter height gain, we now had over 500 meters! I guess all those ups and downs add up eh?! I decided not to tell Raff until we were half way up - that way he couldn't turn around anymore. What are buddies for right? :-) So we plodded on and on, taking a good number of breaks. 


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