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Rick C June 22nd, 2010 11:35 PM

Ing's Mine Ice Cave
An impromptu visit to Ing's Mine Cave. My other objective had been snow-covered this morning so I rode my bicycle back into this place west of Bragg Creek in Kananaskis Country. A sign at the bottom warns of sour gas eminating from the earth and there is always a definite sour gas smell floating below. A natural gas well had been drilled below and capped a few years ago to trap some of it.

I'm exiting Ing's Mine Ice cave below and yeah, it really is that steep.


Below, since this was a secondary thing to do I didn't have a flashlight and went into the cave as far as natural light allowed. I was the only one here and scurried about taking pictures for about half an hour by myself. Just as I was leaving, some other hikers were arriving.


Below, this was apparently once a working mine but the "how" of it escapes me. Some scenes from Brokeback Mountain were filmed near here, basically behind me and one mountain over . . . . Moose Mountain. This was more popular when the road was open to traffic but now it's either walking, bicycling or motorcycle to the base.


Rick C

hazelrunpack June 23rd, 2010 01:02 PM

What did they mine from there, Rick?

Gorgeous, if rugged, country! I don't think I have the steadiness of leg or mind to have made it up there. Way too steep for madame hazel! :eek: Thanks for sharing! :D

Rgeurts June 26th, 2010 11:02 PM

Wow... what breathtaking views. I have looked at many of your photos, all equally as beautiful. You sure have a way with a camera!! :thumbs up

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