Grotto Mtn. (1425 m elev gain)

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Kona on Grotto summit on a cloudy mid-June day after ascending by the Bataan climbing wall trail. Summit cairn behind Kona has fallen or been taken apart so we rebuilt it – see below (Canmore and Bow Valley behind with Lady Macdonald at distant right).

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Below, nice view of Three Sisters on way up.

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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.