Ghost River Run.

We went to the Ghost River wilderness area to see the frozen waterfalls.
Good, Bad Ugly (GBU) in the Valley of the birds.
We have been there a few times before in the summer and in winter.

Ghost Run to Frozen Waterfalls.
Watch on YouTube.

If you look carefully you can see an ice-climber right at top to your right.

Crossing the “Mighty” Ghost River.
Watch on YouTube.

Driving our Landrover through deep snow along the Ghost river.
Watch on YouTube

Blackrock area map in Ghost-Waiparous from Eric and Lucie’s website.
(Click on thumb-nails.)

Another map of the area.

This area consists of rugged mountain terrain & glacier-carved valleys; Aylmer, Apparition, Oliver & Costigan mountains reach elevations of 2743 to 3353 metres; below 2100 metres there are subalpine forests of Engelmann & white spruce, fir & lodgepole pine; above 2100 metres are grasses, sedges & wildflowers; many rare species of butterflies; wildlife includes bighorn sheep, deer, moose, mountain lions, bears & wolves; travel is by foot only; hunting & fishing are prohibited.” – Travel Alberta Canada – Trip Planner

Who can resist seeing places with names like Malignant Mushroom, Good Bad Ugly, Hydrophobia,  The Sorcerer and Wicked Wanda ?
The Ghost River area is one of the world’s finest ice climbing destinations.


Landscapes of the Ghost Watershed


Hikes-ice-climbs in the area.

Valley of the Birds.

Hydrophobia and Sorcerer from Gravsports

The Sorcerer (Slide Show) from

Ice Climbing in the Ghost from Eric and Lucie’s website

Hydrophobia from Eric and Lucie’s website

North Ghost, Alberta –This House of Sky– Phantom Falls– The Sorcerer– The Eagle

South Ghost, Alberta– Aquarius– Wicked Wanda– Rainbow Serpent– Malignant Mushroom– Lacy Gibbet

Hoodoo Hall

The Devil’s Head Alberta-Das Lorne Blog

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Frozen Ghost.

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Ghost – 2006



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