Roxie, Ben, Buddy & Kona on Tent Ridge (823 m gain)

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Kona, Ben and Buddy on Tent Ridge Horseshoe hike. View to west, l. to r., Mt. Engadine, The Tower and Galatea, with part of Gusty and Chester. Rummel Lake behind Kona’s head.

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Roxie, Ben (or Buddy) and Kona on Tent Ridge view to north, snow-capped Mt. Nestor and “Old Goat” Mtn past Spray Lake Reservoir. Mt. Buller to right of Spray Lake and snow-capped Mt. Lougheeds 1 & 2 and Sparrowhawk behind.

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Kona on first peak of Tent Ridge, The Fist (enjoyable scramble) directly behind and snowy Mt. Smuts (difficult scramble done by the photographer in 1988) behind.

Kona on Mt. Rundle (1577 m elev gain)

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Kona (2-1/2 yrs) having a well-deserved rest on Mt. Rundle ascended from Bow Falls parking lot in Banff. Cascade Mtn at left, Lake Minnewanka and Mt Aylmer, highest point behind the lake. The true summit of Mt. Rundle is further along the ridge, a climb from this end but a long scramble from the Canmore end with one difficult chimney just before the top (photographer did this in 1999.)

Kona and Riley on Morrowmount (Jura) Peak (1220 m gain)

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Kona (2 yrs) and Riley (6 yrs) on Morrowmount (Jura Peak). 21.5 km return up Jura Creek. Yamnuska upper descent routes in scree at left. Goat Mtn., Loder peak at right, behind Old Fort peak on this ridge (photographer first ascended this peak in Nov 1988 after failed scramble attempt on Old Fort Peak with Rick Collier, Bob Saunders and Reg Bonney.)