King Creek Ridge (830 m elev. gain)

Kona on King Creek Ridge – Mt. Wintour

Kona on north summit of King Creek Ridge in early December in unseasonably warm weather. View south to pointy Mount Wintour.

Pepper descending King Creek Ridge

Pepper (2 years) on descent from King Creek Ridge summit.

King Creek Ridge north to south

View of descent route along King Creek Ridge from north summit.

Lawson South from King Creek Ridge

View of Little Lawson / Lawson South ridge hike across the Kananaskis River valley from lower slopes of King Creek Ridge.

King Creek Ridge (830 m elev. gain)

Kona King Creek Ridge Grizzly Peak Packenham Junior Peak
Kona on King Creek Ridge in winter – Grizzly Peak behind

Kona on King Creek Ridge in early December with Grizzly Peak and Packenham Jr. Peak behind.

Kona King Creek Ridge Lawson South
Kona on King Creek Ridge looking towards Lawson South ridge

View across Kananaskis valley to the ridge of Lawson South (Little Lawson).

Kona King Creek Ridge Lawson South
Kona on Lawson South – King Creek Ridge behind

View of King Creek Ridge from Lawson South across the Kananaskis River Valley earlier in the year.

Packenham Junior (630 m elev. gain)

Kona Packenham Jr. Peak
Kona on Packenham Jr. Peak with herd of bighorn sheep behind

Kona ignoring the herd of sheep just below the summit on a warm Chinooking day in mid-November.

Kona Packenham Jr. Peak
Kona on Packenham Jr. Peak view south to King Creek Ridge

On the summit looking south toward King Creek Ridge.

Kona Packenham Jr. Grizzly Peak
Kona on Packenham Jr. Peak view north to Grizzly Peak and Grizzly Evan-Thomas col

Looking north to Grizzly Peak and Grizzly / Evan-Thomas col.

Kona Lawson South Grizzly
Kona on Lawson South – Opal South Peak, Grizzly Peak, Packenham (sic) Jr. Peak behind

View of Packenham (sic) Jr. at right from Lawson South across the Kananaskis River Valley later in November. Grizzly Peak and Opal South Peak to the left.

King Creek Ridge (830 m gain)

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Kona on King Creek Ridge in early May

Kona on King Creek Ridge after deep snow slog in early May. Mt. Evan-Thomas, highest peak in the Opal Range, behind.

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Kona on return from King Creek Ridge summit in early May

Kona on return route from King Creek Ridge summit with Mt. Wintour in centre, Elpoca Mtn. at left and Kananaskis Lakes at right.