Mt. Richardson (1200 m elev. gain)

Kona on Mt. Richardson in early September

Kona on Mt. Richardson in early September – Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak at right. Mt. Douglas and Mt. St. Bride behind Fossil Mtn. and Deception Pass at centre, Wall of Jericho and Skoki Mtn. at left.

Kona on Mt. Richardson – Mt. redoubt behind

Kona finding a snow patch at the large cairn on Mt. Richardson. Mt. Redoubt at right with Heather Ridge, Brachiopod Mtn. and Anthozoan Mtn. behind centre.

Kona crossing Mt. Richardson snowfield – Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak behind

Kona and hiking friends crossing summit snowfield on Mt. Richardson.

Kona at Hidden Lake

Kona at Hidden Lake on way up Mt. Richardson.

Kona and hiking friends on Mt. Richardson ridge

Kona and hiking friends at the ridge above Hidden Lake – ascent route and summit of Mt. Richardson behind.

View to lake Louise from Mt. Richardson slopes

On Mt. Richardson upper slopes – Lake Louise with Mt. Temple, Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria prominent behind, Ski Louise Back Bowls area with Mt. Whitehorn (Paradise and Ptarmigan lifts on this side) just to the left of the lake in foreground.

KrisT on Pika Peak ridge Aug 1986

View of snowy route down from Mt. Richardson to Richardson / Pika Peak col on a three peak scramble day from Hidden Lake including Ptarmigan Peak August 2, 1986.

Mt. Richardson, Pika and Ptarmigan Peaks from Mt. Redoubt Aug 3, 1986

View of Mt. Richardson, Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak from Mt. Redoubt August 3, 1986.

Devil’s Thumb (740 m elev. gain)

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Kona on ledges below Devil’s Thumb, Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria behind

Kona on ledges above Big Beehive in late June, shoulder of Mt. Aberdeen, The Mitre, Mt. Lefroy, and Mt. Victoria behind (Paradise Valley with Mt. Wenkchemna and shoulder of Mt. Hungabee in gap between The Mitre and Lefroy). Plain of The Six Glaciers below.

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Kona on Devil’s Thumb, The Beehive, Lake Louise and Chateau below

Kona on summit of Devil’s Thumb with Little Beehive, Lake Agnes & Teahouse (barely visible), The (Big) Beehive, Lake Louise and Chateau Lake Louise below.

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Plein air painting on Devil’s Thumb

Nice view for sketching.

Lake Agnes, The Beehive and Devil’s Thumb July 25, 1993

View of Devil’s Thumb (at right) with Lake Agnes and The Beehive on a traverse of Mount St. Piran, Mount Niblock and Devil’s Thumb (via scree gulley at right) July 25, 1993.

Helena Ridge (1500 m elevation gain)

Buddy on Helena Ridge June 2006
Buddy on Helena Ridge – Tower Lake and Rockbound Lake behind

Buddy (6 yrs) on Helena Ridge. Castle Mountain, Tower Lake and Rockbound Lake behind.

Buddy on Helena Ridge

Buddy enjoying the snow.

Kona on Castle Mountain – Helena Ridge behind

Kona and view of Helena Ridge and Stuart Knob (at left) from Castle Mountain. Rockbound Lake below.

Mount St. Piran (900 m elevation gain)

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Kona nad Kirsten on Mount St. Piran

Kona (1-1/2 yr) and “sister” Kirsten on Mount St. Piran; Mount Niblock and Niblock / Whyte col directly behind and Popes Peak with glacier.

Lake Agnes from Mount St. Piran trail

View of Lake Agnes from Mount St. Piran trail. The Beehive and Devil’s Thumb behind the lake. Mount Lefroy and Mount Victoria in distance.