Stanley Glacier Trail (615 m elev. gain)

Stanley Glacier

Kona cooling off at high point of Stanley Glacier trail loop at end of July.

Stanley Glacier

View of Mt. Whymper, a nice scramble peak, across the Vermilion River Valley. (Edward Whymper made the ill-fated first ascent of the Matterhorn and wrote the classic “Scrambles Amongst the Alps”.)

Stanley Glacier

Close-up of lower Stanley Glacier.

Mt. Whymper Mt. Stanley

View of North Face of Mt. Stanley and glacier from Mt. Whymper across the Vermilion River valley in 2004.

View down to clump of trees at high point of Stanley Glacier trail from summit of Stanley 15 years earlier.

Stanley Glacier

Waterfall along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus along Stanley Glacier trail.

Stanley Glacier

Tall White Bog Orchid / Fragrant White Orchid along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Twinflower (maybe) along the trail.

Stanley Glacier

White Camas / Mountain Death Camas along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Pearly Everlasting along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Spotted Saxifrage along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Shrubby Cinquefoil along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Common Pink Wintergreen (maybe) along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Yellow Columbine along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Type of Paintbrush (maybe) along trail.

Stanley Glacier

White Dryad / White Mountain Avens along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Common Yarrow / Milfoil along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Bunchberry / Dwarf Dogwood (maybe) along trail.

Stanley Glacier

Common Fireweed growing in the burn area along the trail.

Stanley Glacier

Yellow Hedysarum, a favourite of Grizzly bears, along the trail.

Stanley Glacier

Birchleaf Spiraea / White Meadowsweet along the trail.

Stanley Glacier

Tall Purple Fleabane / Mountain Erigeron along the trail.

Stanley Glacier

Bracted Lousewort / Woody Betony along the trail.

Stanley Glacier

Golden Fleabane along the trail.

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