East End of Rundle (875 m elev. gain)

Kona East End of Mt. Rundle EEOR Bow Valley
Kona on EEOR ridge

Kona on ridge of EEOR (East End of Rundle) on a hot late August day. Grotto Mtn. behind.

Kona EEOR East End of Mt. Rundle
Kona on EEOR, Lady Macdonald and Grotto behind

Kona and CORA group on EEOR, Mt. Lady Macdonald and Grotto Mtn. behind.

Ha Ling Peak East End of Rundle
Ha Ling, Lawrence Grassi and Three Sisters from EEOR with forest fire haze

Ha Ling Peak from EEOR, Miners Peak at same elevation as Ha Ling just behind and Mt. Lawrence Grassi behind it. Three Sisters on skyline with Big Sister (Faith) the highest. Old Goat Mtn. and Old Goat Glacier at extreme right.

EEOR Rundle Ha Ling
Rundle and HaLing from Miner’s Peak Aug 2015

View of EEOR from Miner’s Peak Aug 2015 with Ha Ling Peak and hikers in foreground and main summit of Mt. Rundle (Peak 3) at centre and Rundle Peak 7 at left.

Mt. Rundle Peak 3
Mt. Rundle east ridge Peaks 4 to 8 from main summit Peak 3 Sept 1999

View of Mt. Rundle east ridge (Peaks 4 to 8) from main summit (Peak 3) Sept 19, 1999. Ha Ling, Lawrence Grassi, Three Sisters and Lougheed behind.

 

East End of Rundle silk painting

Silk painting view of Ha Ling Peak and Mount Lawrence Grassi from EEOR – Western Silk by Karin

Mt. Lady Macdonald (1300 m elevation gain)

Kona on Lady Macdonald June 2019 Canmore
Kona on Mt. Lady Macdonald ridge in late June – Canmore below

Kona on summit ridge at end of June. Canmore and Bow valley below. Helipad on ridge just above Kona’s head, one of three high points required the for the “Triple Crown of Canmore“, in addition to HaLing Peak and East End of Rundle.

Kona Lady Macdonald ridge Grotto June 2019
Kona waiting at end of ridge Mt. Lady Macdonald June 2019 – Grotto Mtn. behind.

Kona waiting patiently for “Dad’s” return from summit, Grotto Mtn. immediately behind. Mt. Collembola, Mt. Allan, Wind Ridge and Lougheed peaks at right across Bow Valley.

Mt Lady Mac Ha Ling Jun 27 2015
Mt. Lady Macdonald from Ha Ling June 27 2015 for Triple Crown of Canmore

View of Mt. Lady Macdonald with ascent ridge at right from Ha Ling Peak on completion of the Triple Crown of Canmore (including to Lady Mac summit) in one day June 27, 2015

Grotto Mtn. (1425 m elev gain)

Kona Grotto Jun 2019
Kona on Grotto Mtn. June 15 2019

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.

Kona Grotto Canmore June 2019
Kona on Grotto Mtn. with rebuilt cairn – Canmore below

Quickly rebuilt summit cairn on Grotto Mtn. Canmore and Bow Valley behind with Mt. Lady Macdonald at distant right.

Three Sisters Grotto Mtn June 2019
View of The Three Sisters across Bow Valley from Grotto Mtn.

Nice view of Three Sisters on way up Grotto Mtn. – left to right – Little Sister (Charity), Middle Sister (Hope), Big Sister (Faith).

Kona Grotto Mtn Middle Sister
View of Grotto Mtn. from Middle Sister June 12 2017 – Little Sister rappel descent route at right foreground

View of Grotto Mtn. from Middle Sister across the Bow Valley June 12, 2017. Our ascent route is just right of the high point in the middle of the summit ridge.

Lady Macdonald Helipad (900 m+ elev. gain)

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Grizwold at Mt. Macdonald helipad

Grizwold (10 months) at helipad (former planned tea-house) on Lady Macdonald in mid-April. Behind are Rundle and Cascade mountains across the Bow Valley.

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Kona and Grizwold at Mt. Lady Macdonald helipad April 2019. Mt. Rundle and Cascade behind.

Kona getting a back scratch at the helipad (one of the destinations to claim the “Triple Crown of Canmore” reward.

East End of Rundle (EEOR 900 m gain)

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Kona on East End of Rundle (EEOR)

Kona on EEOR ridge on May long weekend. More snow than usual this spring. Grotto Mountain centre behind. This completes the Triple Crown of Canmore for this year.

East End of Rundle
Gus on East End of Rundle May 22 2017

Gus on EEOR just above the “ramp” route.

Dogs on EEOR
Bert, Rundle and Dre on East End of Rundle EEOR May 2017

Bert, Rundle and Dre on EEOR.