Saddle Mountain (Banff)


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,433
Summit Elevation (ft): 
7,983
Total Distance (km): 
10.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Easy hiking on a good trail. The hordes of other people and dogs (!) might be the crux here.

Map
Trip Report

Nothing to this one. Do it as part of a trip up Fairview Mountain and get two peaks in one day. It only took me 23 minutes to go up, take pictures and descend back to Saddleback Pass so it's worth doing. Good views of the Bow Valley and Castle Mountain.

 


[The summit cairn.]


[Looking over at Fairview Mountain.]


[Looking over at Sheol and Haddo.]


[One of the shortest scrambles I've done but also one of the nicest summit cairns.]


[Vern on the summit of Saddle Mountain.]


[Mount Temple looms high over Lake Annette.]


[TV Peak and Castle Mountain.]


[Summit panorama. ++]

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