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


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.


Saddle Peak and Mt. Fairview (1100 m combined elev. gain)

Kona Fairview Mtn. Mt. Temple
Kona above clouded Paradise Valley on Fairview Mtn. – Mt. Temple, Sheol Mtn., Haddow Peak behind.

Kona on Fairview with Paradise Valley peaks Mt. Temple, Sheol Mtn., Haddo Peak, and in distance Valley of Ten Peaks summits Allen (Peak 6, Shappee), Tuzo (Peak 7, Sagowa) and Deltaform (Peak 8, Saknowa). Clouds hiding Paradise Valley in early August.

Saddle Mtn. The Saddleback Fairview
Saddle Mtn. and The Saddleback above clouds from Fairview Mtn.

View from Fairview to Saddle Mtn. and The Saddleback. “Little Temple” at right.

Kona Fairview Mtn. Mt. Victoria
Kona on Fairview Mtn. – Mt. Aberdeen, Mt. Lefroy, Mt. Victoria, Mt. Collier and unnamed next to Popes Peak above clouded Plain of The Six Glaciers

View of Mt. Aberdeen glacier at left, Mt. Lefroy and long ridge of Mt. Victoria with Lake Louise / Plain of the Six Glaciers valley covered in clouds.

Haddow Peak Mt. Aberdeen
Haddow Peak and Mt. Aberdeen from Sheol Haddow Aberdeen traverse July 31 1993

Closeup of Aberdeen Glacier from traverse of Sheol, Haddow and Aberdeen in 1993. Mt. Hungabee summit in clouds, Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria visible at right.

Kona Saddle Mtn. Fairview Mtn.
Kona on Saddle Mtn. – Fairview Mtn. behind, Mt. Victoria and Mt. Collier at left skyline

View of Fairview Mtn. and hiking ascent trail from Saddle Mtn.