The Fortress (1050 m elev. gain)

Kona Fortress Mtn.
Kona on The Fortress in Late July – Mt. Chester and Chester lake behind

Kona on The Fortress in late July. Chester Lake below with Mt. Chester at left. Some old snow in spots below provided welcome cooling off.

Kona The Fortress
Kona in approach valley to The Fortress above Chester Lake

View of The Fortress from valley above Chester Lake

Kona The Fortress
Kona on a snow patch just below The Fortress summit block

Upper slopes of The Fortress with summit block above.

Kona The Fortress Mt Chester
Kona on Mt. Chester with The Fortress behind

View of The Fortress from Mt. Chester July 2, 2017