Mt. Lady Macdonald (1300 m elevation gain)

Kona on Lady Macdonald June 2019 Canmore
Kona on Mt. Lady Macdonald ridge in late June – Canmore below

Kona on summit ridge at end of June. Canmore and Bow valley below. Helipad on ridge just above Kona’s head, one of three high points required the for the “Triple Crown of Canmore“, in addition to HaLing Peak and East End of Rundle.

Kona Lady Macdonald ridge Grotto June 2019
Kona waiting at end of ridge Mt. Lady Macdonald June 2019 – Grotto Mtn. behind.

Kona waiting patiently for “Dad’s” return from summit, Grotto Mtn. immediately behind. Mt. Collembola, Mt. Allan, Wind Ridge and Lougheed peaks at right across Bow Valley.

Mt Lady Mac Ha Ling Jun 27 2015
Mt. Lady Macdonald from Ha Ling June 27 2015 for Triple Crown of Canmore

View of Mt. Lady Macdonald with ascent ridge at right from Ha Ling Peak on completion of the Triple Crown of Canmore (including to Lady Mac summit) in one day June 27, 2015

Lady Macdonald Helipad (900 m+ elev. gain)

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Grizwold at Mt. Macdonald helipad

Grizwold (10 months) at helipad (former planned tea-house) on Lady Macdonald in mid-April. Behind are Rundle and Cascade mountains across the Bow Valley.

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Kona and Grizwold at Mt. Lady Macdonald helipad April 2019. Mt. Rundle and Cascade behind.

Kona getting a back scratch at the helipad (one of the destinations to claim the “Triple Crown of Canmore” reward.

Mount Lady Macdonald (1250 m elev. gain to ridge)

Buddy on Mt Lady Macdonald
Buddy on Mount Lady Macdonald

Buddy (6 yr) on ridge of Mount Lady Macdonald, one of the Triple Crown of Canmore peaks. Travel along ridge to true summit 50 m higher is very exposed and not for dogs (or hikers). Grotto Mountain in background.

Kona on Lady McD
Kona on Mount Lady Macdonald

Kona (1-1/2 yr) on Mount Lady Macdonald summit ridge above teahouse. Main summit along ridge out of sight behind.