The Onion (1000 m elev. gain)


Bella (8 years) from Prince George on slopes below The Onion in late July with Wapta Icefield behind. Crossed two streams on the way up to avoid the difficult “chockstone”.


DSCF2882Iceberg Lake, the source of Bow Glacier Falls, Mt Thompson at left with Portal Peak in front. Mt. Jimmy Simpson in centre. Observation Peak at distant right.


Popular Wapta Icefield climbs, Mt. Olive, St. Nicholas, and Gordon.

Mt Olive N Apr 5 86-17

Descending Mt. Olive North looking toward St. Nicholas, Thompson and Portal April 5, 1986.

Wapta Peyto Mar 8 & 9 86-3 AK on Mt Thompson

On Mt. Thompson ski ascent from Peyto Hut March 1986. St. Nick and Olive behind.

Bow Hut Ski005 The Onion

View from The Onion during a spring ski trip in the late 1980’s before it had a name.