Fairview Mtn. & Saddle Mtn. (1100m combined elev. gain)

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Kona and friends on Fairview Mtn. in mid-July, Mt. Hector in distance.

Kona Saddle Mtn. Paradise Valley Lake Annette Mt. Temple Pinnacle Mtn. Eiffel Peak Wastach Peak Neptuak Mtn. Sheol Mtn.
Kona on Saddle Mtn., view of Mt. Temple, Lake Annette and Paradise Valley

On Saddle Mtn. with view up Paradise Valley – Mt. Temple, Lake Annette, Pinnacle Mtn., Eiffel Peak, Neptuak Mtn., Wastach Peak. “The Dolphin” climbing route visible directly below the summit of Temple, right of the North Ridge route.

plein air painting Saddle Mtn. Sheol Mtn. Haddow Peak Lake Louise
Sketching on Saddle Mtn.

Trying to plein air sketch under brisk conditions. Sheol Mtn. and Haddow Peak behind. Photo by Pam.

Little Temple Peak Fairview Mtn. Saddle Mtn. Mt. Whyte Mt. Niblock Sheol Mtn. Haddo Peak
Fairview Mtn. and Saddle Mtn. from Little Temple Peak

View across Paradise Valley from Little Temple Peak in 2011 of scree-sloped Fairview Mtn. and cliffs of Saddle Mtn. below and to the right. Sheol Mtn. and Haddow Peak at left. Mt. Whyte and Mt. Niblock at centre skyline.

Memorial plaque on Mt. Victoria Aug 1983

View of Fairview Mtn. right of Lake Louise from Mt. Victoria summit Aug 1983. The plaque memorializes four Mexican mountaineers who lost their lives descending Mt. Victoria in July 1954.

Mount Temple and Lake Annette from Saddle Peak oil painting
Mt. Temple from Saddle Peak oil painting

Studio-finished oil sketch of Mount Temple and Lake Annette from Saddle Mountain.

Mt. Temple (1690 m gain)

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Kona on upper slopes of Mt. Temple July 2017

Kona still having fun after being pulled /  pushed up the crux chimney. (l. to r.) Mt. Neptuak (Valley of Ten Peaks peak 9), Eiffel Peak, Pinnacle Peak, Wenkchemna Peak (peak 10), and Mt. Hungabee with Horseshoe glacier below in Paradise Valley.

scramblers on upper slopes of mount temple
Scramblers nearing summit of Mt. Temple July 2017

Hordes of peak scramblers on summit ridge (counted 59 summiters this late July day);

Kona on Mt. Temple summit
Kona on Mt. Temple summit – Ten Peaks 4 to 9 behind

View of peaks 4 to 9 (Tonsa, Perren / Sapta, Allen / Shappee, Tuzo / Sagowa, Deltaform / Saknowa, and Neptuak) from summit. Goodsir peaks behind.

Kona on snowy summit of Mt. Temple
Kona on snowy summit of Mt. Temple

Kona and “dad” on slightly higher summit snow cap.

Kona on Mt. Temple - Consolation Valley behind
Kona on Mt. Temple – Consolation Valley behind

Summit view to Consolation Lakes. Surrounding the lakes are Panorama Ridge, Mt. Bell, Bident Mtn., Mt. Quadra, Mt Babel and Tower of Babel. Abov the glacier l. to r. – Mt. Fay (peak 1/ Heejee), Mt. Little (peak 2 / Nom), Mt. Bowlen (peak 3 / Yamnee), Peak 4 / Tonsa and Mt. Perren (peak 5 / Sapta).

Mt. Temple and Eiffel Peak from across Valley of The Ten Peaks
View of Mt. Temple from across Valley of The Ten Peaks 1993

View of Wastach Peak, Eiffel Peak, Pinnacle Peak, Sentinel Pass, and scramble route up Mt. Temple from Mt. Bowlen in 1993.

ACC group on Fay glacier
ACC trip to climb Mt. Babel 1984

ACC trip up Mt. Babel in 1984 threading way through Fay Glacier seracs

Crux chimney on Mount Temple
crux chimney on Mt. Temple

Crux chimney on Mt. Temple.

On Mt. Temple 1982 – Victoria Glacier behind

Kona’s “Dad” on Mt. Temple in 1982 (survived despite the jeans and cotton shirt) and, below, painting of summit view done later.

Mt. Temple oil painting KrisT 1993