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.

Ha Ling Peak (700 m elev. gain)

Ha Ling Peak Kirsten 700m elev gain May 28 08 005Buddy (8 yrs) & “sister” Kirsten on Ha Ling Peak in May (one of the Triple Crown of Canmore peaks). Late spring snow blanket.

Kona (1-1/2 yr) above the clouds on Ha Ling Peak in January, one of the Triple Crown of Canmore peaks, with Mt Rundle in background.

Kona (3 yrs) with “sister” Karin on HaLing in August doing the Triple Crown of Canmore.

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.