Kona cooling off at high point of Stanley Glacier trail loop at end of July.
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”.)
Close-up of lower Stanley Glacier.
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.
Waterfall along trail.
Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus along Stanley Glacier trail.
Tall White Bog Orchid / Fragrant White Orchid along trail.
Twinflower (maybe) along the trail.
White Camas / Mountain Death Camas along trail.
Pearly Everlasting along trail.
Spotted Saxifrage along trail.
Shrubby Cinquefoil along trail.
Common Pink Wintergreen (maybe) along trail.
Yellow Columbine along trail.
Type of Paintbrush (maybe) along trail.
White Dryad / White Mountain Avens along trail.
Common Yarrow / Milfoil along trail.
Bunchberry / Dwarf Dogwood (maybe) along trail.
Common Fireweed growing in the burn area along the trail.
Yellow Hedysarum, a favourite of Grizzly bears, along the trail.
Birchleaf Spiraea / White Meadowsweet along the trail.
Tall Purple Fleabane / Mountain Erigeron along the trail.
Bracted Lousewort / Woody Betony along the trail.
Golden Fleabane along the trail.