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Follow The Climbs - Northwest Territories:
Thunder Mountain (Mt. Nirvana)

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Gallery 1 - The Approach
Driving and paddling and portaging and trekking and hiking and slogging and balancing and traversing ... and stopping here and there to enjoy the scenery!
Gallery 1 - The Approach
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Gallery 2 - The Approach and The Climb
Hiking and clambering and climbing and sliding and ascending and descending and ascending again ... and enjoying the fresh mountain air!
Gallery 2 - The Approach & The Climb
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Gallery 3 - Summit & Descent
An epic long day with a successful ascent and descent. Amazing 360 degree view of snow-capped vistas from the peak of Canada's Northwest Territories!
Gallery 3 - Summit & Descent
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Gallery 4 - More Climbs & Exploring
More climbing and trekking and trapsing through cold glacial run-offs and travelling around to the other side of Thunder Mountain and exploring new routes and peaks.
Gallery 4 - More Climbs & Exploring
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Gallery 5 - Trek Out & Panoramas
Hiking and trekking and bushwacking and stream crossing and paying tolls to Bridge Trolls and fending off hoardes of mosquitoes! And it was all totally worth it!
Gallery 5 - Trek Out & Panoramas
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Note - Country Highpoints Blog: a complete and comprehensive recap and captivating recounting of this great Canadian expedition, written by Eric Gilbertson, can also be found at: www.countryhighpoints.com/northwest-territories. Eric's story is well documented and it includes many additional interesting details and a great collection of photos of the adventures and experiences of the team's "Human Powered, No-Air-Support, NWT 2016 Overland Expedition".
 
Len & Eric atop summit of Thunder Mtn, NWT, 2016
Len & Eric atop the summit of Thunder Mtn., resting and enjoying
the amazing vistas from the peak of Canada's Northwest Territories.
June 21, 2016
 

 

 


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