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.

Grotto Mountain (1425 m elev. gain)

Buddy on Grotto
Buddy (10 yrs) on Grotto Mountain

Buddy (10 yrs) on Grotto Mountain via the Bataan climbing wall access route.

Buddy Grotto June 2001
Buddy (1-1/2 yrs) on Grotto Mountain

Buddy (1-1/2 yrs) on Grotto Mountain. Mount Lougheed peak 1, Wind Tower, Wind Ridge, Rimwall Summit, The Orphan, and The Three Sisters behind.

Kona on Grotto
Kona on Grotto Mountain

Kona on Grotto Mountain, via the Bataan climbing wall access route, Mt. Fable in background at right.

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.

Gap Peak (1200 m gain)

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Kona on Gap Peak

Kona (1-1/2 years) on Gap Peak, Mt Fable in background. Gap to Fable traverse is a long day with over 1900 m elevation gain and loss and 22 km total distance. Below, view of traverse ridge from Loder Peak – Gap at extreme left, Fable at extreme right.

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View of Gap Peak to Mount Fable ridge from Loder Peak
Gap Peak and traverse ridge from Mount Fable

View from Mount Fable along ridge from Gap Peak (at left). Grotto Mountain at right.

Buddy on Gap Peak
Buddy on Gap Peak

Buddy (6 yrs) on scramble ridge to Gap Peak in January.