Kona near highest point of loop on a late January ski tour. Mt. Collembola behind (easy scramble or ski ascent in right conditions from here). Below, at highest point of loop with Skogan Peak behind (a high point on the Mt. Lorette-to- Mt. McGillivray traverse).
A pleasant January day above Banff townsite at the Sulphur Mountain lookout, also accessible by gondola ride. Mt. Rundle summit ridge from Banff end directly behind, Mts. Inglismaldie and Girouard at left background.
Gizmo (10-11 years), recovering from pit bull attack, on Ha Ling on a windy but sunny January day. Kona behind.
Kona with wind jacket on a blustery late November ascent of Ha Ling.
Kona and Angus with their “sisters” Karin and Robyn at high point of hike / scramble up Nihahi Ridge in late October. Powderface Ridge in background to east. Below in wind gusts to over 80 kph at the hiking trail high point, and descending from our high point at south (left) end of upper ridge.
Vaayu (Wind), 5 years old, on ridge to Heart Mtn. on Thanksgiving Day. Below, Kona looking at rest of the traverse over Grant MacEwan Peak from Heart summit.
Kona and ‘sister’ Karin on Yam in early October. View across CMC vallley to Wendell Mountain with Association Peak and End Mountain in distance.
Below, descending scree slope on back side and view with beginning of Goat Mountain traverse in background.