Mt. Carthew (1,100 m elev. gain)

Mt. Carthew

Kona (10 years) on Mt. Carthew in late-July with one of the three Carthew lakes and Mt. Alderson behind.

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View back down to starting point at Cameron Lake from near summit.

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View of ridge to summit (at right) from near high point of Carthew Lakes hiking trail.

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Cas (3 years) cooling off on way up Carthew.

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Sandberg’s Wild Parsley (confirmed by Alberta Native Wildflowers FB Group) on Carthew ridge.

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Alpine Cinquefoil on summit ridge, Cameron Lake and parking lot below.

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Sky Pilot / Skunkweed on Carthew ridge. Cameron Lake and trailhead below.

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Mix of blue Alpine Forget-Me-Not, yellow Cinquefoil of some type, and white Alpine Sandwort / Twinflower Stitchwort (per Alberta Native Wildflowers FB Group).

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Silver-leafed Scorpionweed on Carthew Lakes trail.

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Cow Parsnip along Carthew Lakes trail.

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Umbrella Plant / Wild Buckwheat (confirmed by Alberta Native Wildflowers FB group) on Carthew Lakes trail south-facing scree slope.

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Beargrass along Carthew trail in the 2017 Waterton Forest Fire burn.

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Birchleaf Spirea on trail above Cameron Lake.

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Red Monkey Flower on wet trail above Cameron Lake.