Turtle Mountain

Turtle Mountain is located in the Crowsnest Pass region of Southern Alberta, very close to the town of Blairmore.  While visiting family in the town I had the chance to scramble up the mountain.

This scramble is an easy one, involving little real scrambling.  The interesting aspect to this trip is that you are able to reach the source of Frank Slide, whereby a very large chunk of the mountain broke away in 1903, killing 7o+ people in the town of Frank.

Statistic are according to my GPS and might not be correct.

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I won’t go into details on the route since it is covered extensively on several other sites and in the following book which I used as a guide.  During my trip I only went to the first summit since the second had very little visibility at the time.


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