Kona on Wind Tower on a hot mid-June day. Lougheed (Peak 1) and Sparrowhawk behind. Kona’s “dad” climbed this Lougheed Peak via the pictured NW ridge in 1982 after taking a rock-climbing course with Lac Des Arcs. Part of Lougheed Peak 2 is jutting out behind Peak 1, an easy but long scramble. Below, view of Spray Lakes and Mt. Nestor on way up.
Below, view toward Rimwall showing upper part of scramble route, Big Sister and Middle Sister behind.
Kona and friend on Rimwall summit in early September, Wind Tower easy scramble behind and Peaks 1 & 2 of Mount Lougheed behind right. Pyramidal shape Mt. Allan in distance center and ridge-connected Mt. Collembola at left.
Early July on Sparrowhawk, view to Lougheed peaks.
View north to Spray Reservoir with Three Sisters, Rimwall Summit and Wind Tower at right. Below, descending the back side of the summit block and at summit col with Mt. Bogart behind.
Below, close-up of Memorial Lakes and Ribbon Peak with Mt. Kidd behind; and view of Sparrowhawk and Lougheed 4 (Wind Mountain) from Ribbon Peak in 1997.
Below, close-up of Lougheed peaks showing normal scramble ascent and alternate descent routes; and Sparrowhawk in clouds from Lougheed.
Above, Kona on Middle Sister in early June. Little Sister (Hope), Wind Ridge and Pigeon Mountain behind.
Above, view towards Wind Tower, Rimwall, Loughheeds 1 and 2, Sparrowhawk, and beer cooling in snow.
Above, view to adjoining ridge with Ship’s Prow, Lawrence Grassi.
Above, quick descent down snow slopes. French and Robertson glaciers left of 3406 m Mt. Sir Douglas, Birdwood, Nestor and Old Goat.
Above, Kona enjoying the snow.
Above, Mort Morrow’s summit register tribute (ash urn?) and less developed Canmore in 1988.
Above, close-up of Wind Tower, Lougheed 1 and Sparrowhawk.
Buddy (3 yrs) on Mt. Sparrowhawk in Mid-July. Lougheed peaks 3 and 4 behind.
Kona on Mt. Lawrence Grassi in late May. Ship’s Prow Mtn. in front of Three Sisters. Lougheed peaks behind. All scrambles except Little Sister (a loose hard to protect rock climb.) Old Goat Mountain at right (a very long and complicated scramble).
View to Mt. Rundle below. Highest point is a very long scramble from Canmore end. Ha Ling is out of view below.
Kona on Ship’s Prow Peak after late May ascent from Smith-Dorrien road. Three Sisters peaks (l. to r. Little, Middle and Big) in background with Lougheeds Peaks 1 and 2 poking up behind.
View to Mt. Lawrence Grassi with Mt. Rundle’s highest point in the distance and Bow Valley below.