Mt. Baldy (715 m elev. gain)

Kona Mt. Baldy
Kona at sheltered spot on Mt. Baldy

Kona found a cool place to sit on a late May day. Unusual amount of snow still on peaks.

Kana Mt. Baldy
View down Mt. Baldy scramble route – Barrier Lake

View down the ridge with Kananaskis River valley below.


Mt. Kidd with James Walker and Fortress just to the left. Too much snow for pleasant scrambling.

plein air Kananaskis
Sketching at Lower Kananaskis Lake

Finishing the day with some plein air painting at Lower Kananaskis Lake.

Karin Upper Kan Lake July 4 2020
Plein air painting at Upper Kananaskis Lake

Another day painting at Upper Kananaskis Lake – Kona’s “sister” silk artist.

Mt. Baldy (700 m elev. gain)

Kona Baldy May2018
Kona on Mt. Baldy in early May

Kona and friend on Mt. Baldy in May – Mt. Lorette, Mary Barclay’s Mtn., Skogan Peak, Mt. McGillivray and Heart Mtn. / Grant MacEwan Peak across Hwy 40. Barrier Lake Reservoir below.

Kona Baldy ridge May 2018
Kona on final ridge of Mt. Baldy
DSCF8510 May 2018
Kona and new friends on Mt. Baldy summit
Kona Baldy ridge descent May 2018
Kona descending Mt. Baldy ridge in early May – Barrier Lake Reservoir below

Mt. Baldy (700 m gain)

Kona Baldy ridge Oct 2017
Kona on Mt. Baldy Ridge in late September – Barrier Lake reservoir below

Kona on Mt. Baldy West in late September. Kananaskis River / Barrier Lake and ridge of Heart Mountain / Grant MacEwan Peak behind right.

Kona on Mt. Baldy in late September – McConnell Ridge / Barrier Lookout and lake behind

Kona relaxing on summit of Mt. Baldy. Grant MacEwan Peak / Heart Mtn. and Barrier Lookout (McConnell Ridge) behind. Barrier lake dam and reservoir below. Gap Peak, Mt. Fable, Door Jamb Mtn., Loder Peak, Wendell Mtn., Mt. Yamnuska and Black Rock Mtn. on distant skyline.

Buddy Heart November 2005
Buddy on Heart Mtn. / Grant MacEwan Peak in November – Mt. Baldy and Barrier Lake Reservoir behind

View of Mt. Baldy from Grant MacEwan Peak / Heart Mtn with Buddy in late November 2005. Midnight Peak at extreme right.

Mount Baldy (800 m elev. gain)

Kona and Layla on Baldy
Kona& Layla on Baldy

Layla and Kona (1 yr) on Mount Baldy ridge in December. Barrier Lake below.

Kona on Baldy
Kona on Baldy

Kona (1-1/2 yrs) on Mount Baldy in May 2015.

Buddy on Baldy
Buddy on Mount Baldy

Buddy (10 yrs) on Mount Baldy in Sept 20110.

Buddy and Kirsten on Mount Baldy
Buddy and Kirsten on Mount Baldy

Buddy (8 years) and “sister” Kirsten on Mount Baldy. Nakiska ski hill and Mount Allan behind.