Kona on Yamnuska at 9:15 am in early July via the newly constructed West Col trail. Goat Mountain immediately behind with Lougheed peaks in distance behind McGillivray and Pigeon.
Upper slopes are getting ready to have a Turtle Mountain moment at any millennium now!
View of route from west col (Yam-Goat col).
White / Mountain Lady’s Slippers along trail to west col.
Yellow Lady’s Slippers along trail.
Alpine Cinquefoil on Yamnuska slopes
Blue Beardtongue (maybe) on Yamnuska slopes
Rock Jasmine Wild Buckwheat on Yamnuska slopes
Western Wood Lily “Tiger Lily”, one of many along trail
Double Bladderpod along upper trail.
Alpine flowers on Yamnuska trail.
Ledge Stonecrop on Yamnuska traverse a few days earlier.