|DVD Time Code = 00 37 13|
|Location: Hwy 40, Fortress Mountain Ski Resort|
|GPS: 50d 49m 25s -115d 12m 17s|
|Map / Satellite Image: Google Link|
|Site Name: Pup Tent|
At present, access to this site is very difficult pending the repair of an access road bridge. Unless you are able to get a ride from a ski resort employee this is a moderately strenuous hike which requires 4 to 5 hours to complete.
The shot is a composite. Eyewitnesses report that the tent was photographed near the corner of the ski area parking lot.
Unlike most peaks, Kananaskis’ legendary Fortress does not carry the usual name “mountain.” It is an awesome thing to behold. Mountain lovers will enjoy reading the fascinating description of The Fortress found at:
The views from this scene are of nearby Mts. Inflexible and James Walker, seen from the east. See:
Pictures of surrounding area:
Revised 23 April 2011