Kona on Mt. St. Piran with Mt. Temple behind Sheol / Haddo ridge and Devil’s Thumb in foreground. Alternate route up Devil’s Thumb is the scree gully at the left (Kona’s Afi went up and down it after traversing from St. Piran to Niblock in July 1993.) Aberdeen glacier at upper right. Mt. Aberdeen used to be one of the three mixed snow/ice climbs required for full membership in the ACC (Alpine Club of Canada).
Mt. Aberdeen upper glacier from ACC climb in Sept 1985.
Kona getting the standard MacD’s apple pie treat on the top. View of Louise ski slopes with Unity / Pumpkin / Lipalian traverse in distance.
On descent to the Niblock / Piran col leading to valley above Lake Agnes. The Mitre’s pointy peak sticking up in the gap between Mt. Aberdeen and Mt. Lefroy, over the shoulder of Mt. Whyte. Past The Mitre are Neptuak and Wenkchemna in Valley of the Ten Peaks.
Kona on Mount St. Piran in early July with Devil’s Thumb and ridge of Mt. Whyte in middle distance and (l. to r. on skyline) Mt. Temple, Sheol Mtn., Haddo Peak, Mt. Aberdeen, The Mitre (Neptuak Mtn., Wenkchemna Peak, Mt. Hungabee in far distance), Mt. Lefroy.
A side trip on return to Plain of Six Glaciers viewpoint, Abbott Pass and hut between Lefroy and Victoria, and “The Death Trap” route up the glacier.
Lake Agnes after following the St. Piran / Niblock col descent route from St. Piran.
Sketching at a rubble pile below Lake Agnes.
View of Mt. St. Piran and Devil’s Thumb below Mt. Niblock from Fairview Mtn. to the SE. Mt. Daly and Bath Glacier in distance.