Sulphur Summit

Three years ago, in the fall, my dad and I climbed to the top of one of the mountains behind Miette Hot Springs.  I’ve been a long way up a few mountains, but this was the first time I’d stood on the very top of one.

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To be on the top means that you can look down on the other tops.

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Not to mention way down to the bottom.  It was extremely windy and the drop offs were extreme.

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A long way down on any side.

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Every view was extreme as well – extremely awesome.

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There’s the hot spring, way down in the valley.

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The October colours were beautiful, even if there were no leaves.

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We came down the back way, over the steep scree. This doesn’t show the drop off. It’s too scary.

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It was less windy though. Our hiking companions were safer.

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Off the scree and back to the tree line.

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The lower regions are also rewarding.

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We looked across to another mountain we had been on. Just mountain sheep trails for this hike, and plenty of steep scree.

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And massive boulders on steep scree.

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Tourists must share the trails with locals.

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Looking back to part way up. This is Sulphur Skyline.

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