Kona at window on Mount Tyrwhitt
Kona at the window on Mount Tyrwhitt in mid-October. Pocaterra Ridge is obscured by low clouds.
Kona on summit of Mount Tyrwhitt with clouds obstructing the view
Kona on Mount Tyrwhitt on a cloudy October day with no views due to clouds and mist.
Hiking up Highwood Ridge
Heading up the lower slopes of Highwood Ridge – Grizzly Ridge at right with Mount Tyrwhitt behind.
Kona on Highwood Ridge in mid-October
Kona on Highwood Ridge on route to Grizzly Ridge and Mount Tyrwhitt (behind) with views disappearing due to light snow conditions.
Kona on Grizzly Ridge with blowing snow
Kona on Grizzly Ridge before descending to Grizzly col on way to Mount Tyrwhitt.
Descending to Grizzly col with Mount Tyrwhitt behind
Descending to Grizzly col – Mount Tyrwhitt scramble slopes beyond.
View of Mount Tyrwhitt, Grizzly Ridge and Highwood Ridge from Mount Lipsett
View of Mount Tyrwhitt, Grizzly Ridge and Highwood Ridge (left of the Highwood Pass highway) from Mount Lipsett on a clearer day in late September.
Buster on Prairie Mountain October 2020
Buster (7 yrs) on Prairie Mountain in a warm early October. Moose Mountain behind.
Kona on Mount Lipsett
Kona on Mount Lipsett in late September. Mount Storelk in the Elk Range behind at left (Kona’s “dad” climbed on Sept 21, 1997).
Kona on Mount Lipsett trail. Mist Mountain behind
Kona on trail to Mount Lipsett. View to the Mist Mountain scramble route up the scree and rock ridge from the Lipsett / Mist col (Kona’s “dad” climbed on Nov. 11, 1987).
Kona on Mount Lipsett View to Highwood Pass
Highwood Pass from Mount Lipsett with Mount Pocaterra and Highwood Ridge at left; Gap Mountain at centre; Mount Elpoca, Mount Rae and Little Arethusa and Mount Arethusa in the Misty Range at right.
Loki on descent trail from Mount Lipsett
Loki (11 months) on trail after ascending Mount Lipsett.
Kona at Ptarmigan Cirque – Mt. Tyrwhitt behind
Kona on Ptarmigan Cirque trail in Highwood Pass in September. Mount Tyrwhitt just right of centre with ridge to Mount Pocaterra, out of view at right. Grizzly Ridge and Highwood Ridge left of centre.
Kona looking over at high point of Ptarmigan Cirque trail
Large cairn marks high point of our Ptarmigan Cirque hike.
Luna at Ptarmigan Cirque
Luna (2 yrs old) at Ptarmigan Cirque high point.
Larches on Ptarmigan Cirque trail
Larches on Ptarmigan Cirque trail. Mist Mountain and Mount Lipsett behind.
View of Ptarmigan Cirque from Mount Tyrwhitt Aug 5, 2012
View of Ptarmigan Cirque from Mount Tyrwhitt scramble with Kona and “Sister”
Karin in early August 2012. Mount Rae left and Mount Arethusa right of the cirque. Storm Mountain on right skyline. Grizzly Ridge and Highwood Ridge in foreground at right. Highwood Pass highway below.
Mount Rae and Ptarmigan Cirque from Mount Tyrwhitt Nov., 1987
Close-up of Ptarmigan Cirque from Mount Tyrwhitt in November, 1987. Mount Rae highest point at left, Mount Arethusa at right.
Kona on Burstall Pass Peak in mid-September
Kona on Burstall Pass Peak in mid-September. Snow Peak, Mt. Birdwood, Pig’s Tail and Commonwealth Peak in smoky haze from NW USA wildfires.
Kona on Burstall Pass Peak – Mt. Sir Douglas obscured by smoky haze
On ridge of Burstall Pass Peak. Mt. Sir Douglas behind is obscured by the smoky haze.
Larches at Burstall Pass
Larches turning golden in valley below Burstall Pass. Whistling Rock Ridge behind.
Sinkhole on Burstall Pass Peak
Sinkhole on way up Burstall Pass Peak.
Burstall Pass Peak from the pass
View of Burstall Pass Peak from the pass in fall colours.
Burstall Pass Peak from Snow Peak
View of Burstall Pass Peak from Snow Peak in early August. Lower slopes of Mt. Sir Douglas behind.
Burstall Pass from Mt Birdwood July 23, 1988
View of Burstall Pass Peak, lower right, with Mt. Sir Douglas at left from Mt. Birdwood July 23, 1988. Mt. King George and the Royal Group on right skyline.