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Girls day out on Kitty Hawk

Claire and Sonja in front of Kitty Hawk

I am super grateful to Sarah Hueniken for a terrific day out ice climbing guiding on one of her phenomenal weekends for chicks. I got to climb with Sonja and Claire on an ultra-classic Canadian Rockies ice climb called Kitty Hawk.

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me enjoying a relaxed day out!

I thoroughly enjoyed the company of two skilled ice climbing women who I find interesting to chat to about their successful careers. We had low avalanche hazard, reasonable temperatures, just enough clouds, a well packed trail, lots of hooks and no other traffic. WOW! beat that. ; )

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The first belay at the base of the steep climbing. A well-protected alcove.

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Claire finishing the first steep pitch

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Sonja enjoying herself on one of her ‘dream climbs’

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me starting up the crux pitch looking down on the girls at the belay. the unicorn climb in the background

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the crux pitch

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yay, we crushed it! : )

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So beautiful : )