Bella (8 years) from Prince George on slopes below The Onion in late July with Wapta Icefield behind. Crossed two streams on the way up to avoid the difficult “chockstone”.
Iceberg Lake, the source of Bow Glacier Falls, Mt Thompson at left with Portal Peak in front. Mt. Jimmy Simpson in centre. Observation Peak at distant right and Bow Lake below.
Popular Wapta Icefield climbs, Mt. Olive, St. Nicholas Peak, and Mt. Gordon.
Descending Mt. Olive North looking toward St. Nicholas Peak, Mt. Thompson and Portal Peak above The Onion April 5, 1986.
On Mt. Thompson ski ascent from Peyto Hut March 1986. St. Nick and Olive behind.
Spring ski trip from Bow Lake to The Onion before we knew it had a name. St. Nicholas Peak behind.
View of Bow Lake from Observation Peak June 1985 with The Onion, St. Nicholas Peak and Mt. Olive just below the climber. Crowfoot Mtn. and glacier at left above lake.
View of The Onion and Iceberg Lake below St. Nicholas Peak from Mt. Jimmy Simpson in 2011. Mt. Olive and Mt. Balfour at left, glacier-covered Mt. Gordon and Portal Peak at right.
Studio-finished oil sketch of St. Nick from The Onion.
Kona at the source of the Bow River high above Bow Lake on the first day of summer, meltwater from the Wapta Icefield.
View back to pointy St. Nicholas Peak and The Onion on the Wapta Icefield near the ACC Bow Hut.
On way back to Num-Ti-Jah Lodge parking lot, view across Bow Lake to Bow Peak on the left, and Crowfoot Mtn. and upper part of Crowfoot Glacier to the right.
Kona’s “sister” silk artist plein air painting Crowfoot Mtn. on a better weather day