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.

Opal South (1,000 m elevation gain)

Kona Opal South
Kona on Opal South – Mt. Lawson and Mt. Inflexible behind

Kona on Opal South in early July. Mt. Lawson scramble slopes behind and connecting ridge to Mt. Inflexible to right.

Opal South The Fortress
View from Opal South to The Fortress

View across Kananaskis valley to Mt. James Walker, Mt. Chester, The Fortress and Gusty Peak.

Bear Diggings Opal South July 2019
Bear Diggings on Opal South July 2019

Bear diggings in the meadows.

Opal South Mt. Kidd
View north along Opal Ridge from Opal South – Mt. Kidd to left and The Wedge just right of centre

View of ascent ridge from summit with Mt. Kidd, Opal Ridge and The Wedge behind.

Kona Mt. Kidd
Kona on Mt. Kidd – The Wedge, Opal Ridge, Mt. Lawson, Mt. Inflexible, Mt. James Walker behind

View to Opal South (just left of highway) from Mt. Kidd June 6, 2017.

Wasootch Peak (900 m elev. gain)

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Kona on corniced Wasootch Peak summit ridge

Kona eager to get back over the summit ridge on a snowy late April day. The Wedge behind left. l. to r. – Mt. Lawson, Mt. Inflexible, Mt. James Walker, The Fortress, Gusty Peak, and Mt. Kidd.

Descending Mt. Collembola Feb 15, 1998

Wasootch Peak (left of scree ridge) from Mt. Collembola in winter Feb 15, 1998. Nakiska ski area at right.