Mt. Fairview and Saddle Peak (1,100 m combined elev.)


Kona on Fairview in mid-July with eye on the MacD apple pie. Glaciated Mt. Temple behind, Haddow Peak at right, connecting to Mt. Sheol, centre. Two of the Ten Peaks in the Moraine Lake area in centre distance.


Ptarmigan in summer plumage (all white in winter) on Fairview slopes pecking away at the alpine plants.

Saddle Peak

White Mountain Heather or Rocky Mountain White Heather on Saddle Peak, Lake Annette below Mt. Temple north face.

Saddle Peak

Moss Campion on Saddle Peak, with one Western Anemone / Pasqueflower.

Mt. Fairview

Yellow Heather (maybe) on Fairview slopes. Glaciated Mt. Victoria in distance, lower Aberdeen glacier at left.

Saddleback Pass

Grouping of Western Pasqueflower / Anemone (large white), “Alpine” / “Snow” Buttercup (technically Eschscholtz’s Buttercup per Alberta Native Wildflowers Facebook group help, but harder to pronounce) and Western Spring Beauty (small white) near The Saddleback on way up Mt. Fairview.

Saddle Peak

Western Anemones and Mountain Heather on Saddle Peak, Mt. Temple behind.


Lingonberry at Saddleback.


Grouseberry at Saddleback.


White or other Draba species (per Alberta Native Wildflowers Facebook group) on slopes of Fairview, Ski Louise area peaks behind.

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