Grotto Mtn East End (820 m elev gain)

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Kona at prominent cliff band above the quarry on east end of Grotto April 2nd. Lawrence Grassi, Ha Ling, Rundle across Bow Valley and Canmore behind. Below, view to main summit of Grotto (this high point of our hike isn’t the best approach to the summit, the left skyline ridge via the Bataan climbing area is more direct).

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Buddy on Mt. Lady Macdonald (1250 m gain to ridge)

Buddy on Mt Lady Macdonald
Buddy on Mt Lady Macdonald

Buddy (6 yr) on ridge of Mt. 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.