Kona on Mt. Kidd (1460 m gain)

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Kona on Mt. Kidd in early June. View to south with The Wedge and Opal Range at left, Mt. James Walker on right skyline. Still good snow for most of ascent. Below view to west at Mt. Bogart, Mt. Sparrowhawk and Mt. Lougheed.

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Below Kona near summit ridge looking at glissader making a quick descent.

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Below, Kona and glissader coming down the lower bowl.

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Below, view of Mt. Kidd snow slopes from Opal South a few days earlier.

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Kona on Mt. Lawrence Grassi (1020m gain)

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Kona on Mt. Lawrence Grassi in late May. Ship’s Prow¬†Mtn. in front of Three Sisters. Lougheed peaks behind. All scrambles except Little Sister (a loose hard to protect rock climb.) Old Goat Mountain at right (a very long and complicated scramble).

View to Mt. Rundle below. Highest point is a very long scramble from Canmore end. Ha Ling is out of view below.

 

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