Hiking Ha Ling Peak. Start elevation - 5,466 feet. Top elevation - 7,897 feet. Stopped elevation 7,656 feet. Had to stop 241 feet from top. See video on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/Ul2MYzGBD0M
In case you were wondering I survived my first hike and I’m not still on the mountain. This is one of the hardest things I've ever done since 2 weeks of trying out to play junior hockey. It was definitely a Breathtaking Adventure. I started out on June 1st and 2nd getting acclimatized to 4,722 … Continue reading I’m Still Breathing
Cold evening but kept warm thanks to @liveoutthere for the Down Jacket. Kept dry in the rain thanks to @arcteryxwestedmonton . Had a good sleep in my sleeping bag thanks to @valhallapureoutfitters . Thanks to @atmooutdoor for the backpack to carry all my items for this adventure.
Made it to Banff Tunnel Mountain Campground for the next 2 nights. I’m sleeping in the tent, daughter gets trailer. Tomorrow is altitude adjustment day. Then Sunday June 3 first hike for Dave’s Breathtaking Adventure.
Training on stairs for my upcoming fundraiser for Pulmonary Fibrosis and in memory of my Brother who past away in January 2017 https://youtu.be/WEaoL8aNAvU
The Friday before the long weekend I talked to a Reporter from the local paper about my Adventure. Check page A9 of the May 29 edition of the Free Press for the story about me and my fundraiser. http://cowleynewspapers.com/the-free-press/
My daughters at the top of Ha Ling Peak years ago. I hope to recreate that picture with my oldest daughter on Sunday June 3.