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The Aylmer Pass trail is inviting and relentlessly takes you up from the lake shore.The Aylmer Pass trail is inviting and relentlessly takes you up from the lake shore.ClematisPika's are extremely curious and very cute.What a glorious morning to be out in the hills!Grizzly diggings.Great scenery back down our approach valley - you can see why Grizzlies love this area.At the ridge. You have two choices here. You can contour up the ridge or go left around the crux.On the ridge enjoying the views. Inglismaldie and Girouard are visible in the distant background above Lake Minnewanka.Keith heads up the brown shale, we decided to stick to the ridge.Awesome scenery continues on the brown shale. This is looking towards the Palliser Range which only has one named summitAscending the lower ridge.Views towards Spectral Peak.Keith nears the first (and hardest) down climb. The summit looks so close but it's still over 400 vertical meters away from this point!Views towards Spectral Peak.Mount Assiniboine.Keith approaches the crux down climb.Looking down the crux.Keith prepares to downclimb.