Kona on Mt. Temple (1690 m gain)


Kona still having fun after being hauled /  pushed up the crux chimney. Mt. Neptuak (Valley of Ten Peaks peak 9), Eiffel Peak, Pinnacle Peak, Wenkchemna Peak (peak 10), and Mt. Hungabee.

Below, hordes of peak ascenders on summit ridge (counted 59 summiters this late July day); and view of peaks 4 to 9 (Tonsa, Perren / Sapta, Allen / Shappee, Tuzo / Sagowa, Deltaform / Saknowa, and Neptuak) from summit.


Below, Kona on slightly higher snow cap; and summit view to Consolation Lakes and Tower of Bable at lower left, Mt. Bable and Mt. Fay (peak 1/ Heejee) at centre, Mt. Little (peak 2 / Nom).


Below, view of Temple and Eiffel from Mt. Bable in 1984, ACC group ascending the Fay Glacier on the first ascent route to Babel; and crux chimney on Temple.



Kona on Eiffel Peak (1200 m gain)



Above, on summit on late July day with Mt. Temple upper part of normal scramble route behind.



Below, view of summit from high point along ridge, Eiffel Tower at left.

Below, Kona near summit enjoying the climb.

Below, on descent with Tower of Babel, Mt. Bable, Mt. Fay and Fay Glacier above Moraine Lake. And artistic impression of view from Larch Valley.

Below, close-ups of corniced Mt. Fay after north face ice climb in 1988 and artistic impression from top of rappel descent route.