Kona on St. Piran in early July with Devil’s Thumb and ridge of Whyte in middle distance and (l. to r. on skyline) Temple, Haddo, Aberdeen, The Mitre (Neptuak, Wenkchemna, Hungabee in far distance), Lefroy. Below, side trip on return to Plain of Six Glaciers viewpoint, Abbott Pass and hut between Lefroy and Victoria, and “Death Trap” route up the glacier.
Below, Lake Agnes after descending the Niblock col route from St. Piran.
Kona near top of ridge in late June with glaciated Snow Dome and Mt. Kitchener behind. Below, at end of hike with Mt. Athabasca in clouds, Mt. Andromeda (“Skyladder snow / ice climb on right hand ridge), Athabasca glacier, and shoulder of Snow Dome at right.
Below, Kona patiently waiting while her “dad” sketches, Boundary Peak left of Athabasca.
Below, impression of early morning start to Athabasca climb of north face route, by Kona’s “dad” in the 1980’s.
Kona on ledges above Big Beehive in late June, shoulder of Aberdeen, The Mitre, Lefroy, and Mt. Victoria behind (Paradise Valley with Mt. Wenkchemna and shoulder of Mt. Hungabee in gap between The Mitre and Lefroy).
Below, Kona on summit with Little Beehive, Lake Agnes & Teahouse, Big Beehive and Lake Louise below.
Below, nice view for sketching.
Kona at the source of the Bow River high above Bow Lake on the first day of summer, meltwater from the Wapta Icefield. Below, view back to pointy St. Nicholas Peak on the Wapta near the ACC Bow Hut.
Below, on way back to Num-Ti-Jah Lodge parking lot, view across Bow Lake to Bow Peak on the left, and Crowfoot Mt. to the right.
Kitsy on way down from summit via the ACC hut route in mid-June. Below, Kona at about half-way point on descent with Canmore Industrial area below.
Below, Kona resting after a snack and drink on summit – a blustery day with Lougheed peaks, Wind Mtn, Wind Tower, Allan and Collembola behind.