Skiing the French-Robertson Traverse

Monkey's Tale

The French-Robertson ski traverse in the Canadian Rockies takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery that Alberta has to offer. It is a long day where you ski over two mountain passes and across three glaciers. The reward for this hard work is a long, mellow ski descent.

Kananaskis Country, west of Calgary, Alberta is one of our favourite mountain playgrounds. It includes provincial parks and wilderness recreation areas in the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Much of this mountainous area can only be accessed by foot. The French-Robertson ski traverse in Kananaskis Country takes you far away from the road and into some of the best viewpoints in the area. This post will not be a specific trail guide since there are many available in books and on-line, but rather a pictorial recount of the area over dozens of trips we done over the years.

French-Robertson…

View original post 1,152 more words

2 thoughts on “Skiing the French-Robertson Traverse

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s