Burstall Pass Peak (700 m elev. gain)

Kona on Burstall Pass Peak in mid-September

Kona on Burstall Pass Peak in mid-September. Snow Peak, Mt. Birdwood, Pig’s Tail and Commonwealth Peak in smoky haze from NW USA wildfires.

Kona on Burstall Pass Peak
Kona on Burstall Pass Peak – Mt. Sir Douglas obscured by smoky haze

On ridge of Burstall Pass Peak. Mt. Sir Douglas behind is obscured by the smoky haze.

Larches at Burstall Pass
Larches at Burstall Pass

Larches turning golden in valley below Burstall Pass. Whistling Rock Ridge behind.

Sinkhole on Burstall Pass Peak
Sinkhole on Burstall Pass Peak

Sinkhole on way up Burstall Pass Peak.

Burstall Pass Peak
Burstall Pass Peak from the pass

View of Burstall Pass Peak from the pass in fall colours.

Burstall Pass Peak from Snow Peak

View of Burstall Pass Peak from Snow Peak in early August. Lower slopes of Mt. Sir Douglas behind.

Burstall Pass from Mt Birdwood July 23, 1988

View of Burstall Pass Peak, lower right, with Mt. Sir Douglas at left from Mt. Birdwood July 23, 1988. Mt. King George and the Royal Group on right skyline.

Mt. Richardson (1200 m elev. gain)

Kona on Mt. Richardson in early September

Kona on Mt. Richardson in early September – Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak at right. Mt. Douglas and Mt. St. Bride behind Fossil Mtn. and Deception Pass at centre, Wall of Jericho and Skoki Mtn. at left.

Kona on Mt. Richardson – Mt. redoubt behind

Kona finding a snow patch at the large cairn on Mt. Richardson. Mt. Redoubt at right with Heather Ridge, Brachiopod Mtn. and Anthozoan Mtn. behind centre.

Kona crossing Mt. Richardson snowfield – Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak behind

Kona and hiking friends crossing summit snowfield on Mt. Richardson.

Kona at Hidden Lake

Kona at Hidden Lake on way up Mt. Richardson.

Kona and hiking friends on Mt. Richardson ridge

Kona and hiking friends at the ridge above Hidden Lake – ascent route and summit of Mt. Richardson behind.

View to lake Louise from Mt. Richardson slopes

On Mt. Richardson upper slopes – Lake Louise with Mt. Temple, Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria prominent behind, Ski Louise Back Bowls area with Mt. Whitehorn (Paradise and Ptarmigan lifts on this side) just to the left of the lake in foreground.

KrisT on Pika Peak ridge Aug 1986

View of snowy route down from Mt. Richardson to Richardson / Pika Peak col on a three peak scramble day from Hidden Lake including Ptarmigan Peak August 2, 1986.

Mt. Richardson, Pika and Ptarmigan Peaks from Mt. Redoubt Aug 3, 1986

View of Mt. Richardson, Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak from Mt. Redoubt August 3, 1986.

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

HaLing Peak from EEOR, Miners Peak at same elevation as HaLing 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.

 

 

Mt. Schaffer (1100 m elev. gain)

Kona Mt. Schaffer McArthur Lake Mt. Park
Kona on Mt. Schaffer above McArthur Lake

Kona near summit of Mt. Schaffer in late August with Lake McArthur and Park Mtn. behind.

Kona Mt. Schaffer Wiwaxy Peaks Wiwaxy Gap Lake O'Hara Yoho National Park
Kona on Mt. Schaffer, Wiwaxy Peaks and Gap behind

View across Lake O’Hara valley towards Wiwaxy Peaks and Gap. Lower slopes of Mount Huber at right.

Kona Mt. Schaffer Mt. Hungabee Glacier Peak Mt. Ringrose Mt Lefroy Yukness Mtn. Lake O'Hara Yoho National Park
Kona on Mt. Schaffer, view towards Opabin Pass with Mt. Hungabee on left and shoulder of Mt. Biddle on right.

Peaks Lefroy, Glacier, Ringrose and Hungabee, and Yukness scree slopes above Opabin plateau.

Mt. Schaffer Yukness Mountain Opabin Plateau Lake O'Hara Mt. Hungabee Ringrose Peak Yoho National Park
Mt. Schaffer July 13 1993 selfie

Same view from Schaffer on a snowy July 13th, 1993.

Mt. Schaffer Lake McArthur Mt. Odaray Cathedral Mtn. Lake O'Hara Yoho National Park
View of Mt. Schaffer across Lake McArthur with Mt. Odaray and Cathedral Mtn. behind – Aug 10, 1993 climb of Park Mtn.

View back across Lake McArthur to Odaray, Cathedral and Schaffer from ascent of Park Mtn. August, 1993.

Odaray Mtn. Lake McArthur Mt. Schaffer Mt. Biddle Park Mtn. Lake O'Hara Yoho National Park
View of Mt. Schaffer left of Lake McArthur with Mt. Biddle behind and Park Mtn. at right from Odaray Mtn. July 1993.

View of Mt. Schaffer left of Lake McArthur from Odaray Mtn. July 1993. Mt. Biddle behind and Park Mtn. at right of lake. Ringrose Peak and Mt. Hungabee at left.

Mt. Schaffer
Painting spot on Mt. Schaffer summit

Comfortable spot to paint on top of Schaffer.

View of Mt. Schaffer and Schaffer Lake below and right of Mt. Huber from Mt. Victoria Aug 1983

View of Mt. Schaffer and Schaffer Lake to right of and below glaciated Mt. Huber from Mt. Victoria August 1983. Yukness Mtn., Mt. Biddle and Park Mtn, in mid-ground, The Goodsirs at middle skyline.

Whaleback Mtn. (1120m elev. gain)

Kona Whaleback Mtn. Isolated Peak Mt. McArthur Little Yoho Valley Yoho National Park
Kona on Whaleback Mtn. looking down to Little Yoho Valley with Isolated Peak behind and Mt. McArthur at left

Kona on an east-to-west traverse of Whaleback Mtn. in mid-August with Isolated Peak behind and Mt. McArthur at left.

Kona Whaleback Mtn. Mt. Daly Mt. Niles Yoho National Park
Kona on Whaleback Mtn. View to SE of Mt. Daly and Mt. Niles.

View back east along ascent route with long ridge of Mt.Daly and Mt. Niles.

The Vice President The President The Secretary-Treasurer Little Yoho Valley Yoho National Park Whaleback Mtn.
View to south of The Vice President and The President

View to south of The President at right and The Vice President at left with The Secretary-Treasurer at middle above Little Yoho Valley.

Mont des Poilus Arete Peak Glacier des Poilus Whaleback Mtn. Yoho National Park Isolation Peak Lawren Harris Group of Seven
Mont des Poilus with Arete Peak just to the left and Glacier des Poilus at right

Mont des Poilus and glacier to the NNW, mistakenly called Isolation Peak in iconic Lawren Harris (Group of Seven) paintings.

Kona Whaleback Mtn. Plein Air Painting Yoho National Park Little Yoho Valley
Kona on Whaleback Mountain ready to go after 2-1/2 hours

Kona with that “Are we going yet?” look after 2-1/2 hours on the summit and no more McDonalds breakfasts.

Whaleback Mtn. Isolated Peak The President Mtn. Yoho Peak Little Yoho Valley Glacier des Poilus
View of long ridge of Whaleback Mtn. with Isolated Peak at extreme right above Little Yoho Valley from The President July 26, 1987.

View of the long scree ridge of Whaleback from The President July 26, 1987. Yoho Peak and Glacier des Poilus behind with Mt. Collie, Mt. Rhonda, Mt. Gordon and other Wapta Icefield peaks on skyline.

Isolated Peak Whaleback Mtn. Mt. McArthur Mt. Balfour Trolltinder Mtn. Mt. Daly Mt. Hector Yoho National Park
Isolated Peak and long ridge of Whaleback Mtn. from Mt. McArthur August 2005.

View of Whaleback and Isolated Peak from Mt. McArthur – Mt. Balfour, Trolltinder Peak, Trolltinder Glacier, Mt. Hector and Mt. Daly behind.

Mt. Niles The Vice-President Mtn The President Mtn. Iceline Trail Mt. McArthur Isolated Peak Whaleback Mtn. Arete Peak Mont des Poilus
Little Yoho Valley from Mt. Niles

View from Mt. Niles Aug 2005 of Yoho valley with Iceline Trail / The President / The Vice President / Emerald Glacier at left and Whaleback in front of Isolated Peak just right of centre. Mt. McArthur at centre, Arete Peak and Mont des Poilus at extreme right.

Kona and friends on Whaleback in early September

Kona with hiking group on Whaleback Mtn. in early September.

Buddy cooling off at glacier under Isolated Peak

Buddy at toe of glacier under Isolated Peak after hiking the Whaleback in August 2005 on way to scramble up Isolated Peak.