Wilcox Ridge (450 m elev. gain)

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Kona near top of ridge in late June with glaciated Snow Dome and Mt. Kitchener behind. Below, at end of hike with Mt. Athabasca in clouds, Mt. Andromeda (“Skyladder snow / ice climb on right hand ridge), Athabasca glacier, and shoulder of Snow Dome at right.

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Below, Kona patiently waiting while her “dad” sketches, Boundary Peak left of Athabasca.

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Below, impression of early morning start to Athabasca climb of north face route, by Kona’s “dad” in the 1980’s.

KJT Paintings Summer 93-34 Athabasca Alpenglow

 

Buddy on Boundary Peak (880 m gain)

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Buddy (9 yrs) with ‘sisters’ Kirsten and Karin on way up Boundary Peak, impressive views of Mt. Athabasca with North Face, Silverhorn and standard North Glacier (approach and descent) Routes. Below on summit of Boundary viewing the East Ridge ascent route.

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Below Silverhorn from North Face route in 1986.

 

Mt Athabasca N Face Aug 31 86-34 British Army Climbers on Silverhorn

Below Boundary Peak from Silverhorn route in 1985.

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Below, artistic impression of Athabasca from Boundary Peak.

Athabasca from Boundary Peak