Kona near the summit of The Wedge at end of June. Fisher Peak (3054 m) with snow behind.
View back along ridge. Kona skirted under the crux down-climb on easier ground to gain the ridge closer to the summit. Mt. Kidd, Mt. Allan, Mt. Collembola, Nakiska ski resort and Mt. Lorette behind
Easier ground from low point of ridge to tree line.
Close-up of scramble route up gully on Mt. Kidd, and Mt. Bogart behind.
Artistic impression of Fisher Peak from The Wedge.
View of south side of The Wedge and north end of Opal Ridge from Mt. James Walker Sept 2, 1996.
Kona on Mt. Kidd in early June. View to south with The Wedge and Opal Range at left, Mt. James Walker on right skyline. Still good step-kicking and glissading snow for most of route.
View from Mt. Kidd to west of Mt. Bogart, Mt. Sparrowhawk and Mt. Lougheed.
Kona near summit ridge looking at glissader making a quick descent.
Kona and glissader coming down the lower bowl.
View of Mt. Kidd snow slopes from Opal South a few days earlier.
Just below top of Opal Ridge South in early June. Mt Kidd behind left of center with some snow remaining for a good glissade descent. The Wedge right of center behind North end of Opal Ridge.
Buddy (about 4 yrs in 2004) having a rest under a snow bridge on way back down Mt. Kidd.
Buddy going through the tunnel made by meltwater runoff from winter snow.
Audience near summit of Mt. Kidd.
View of scramble route on Mt. Kidd from The Wedge. Mt. Bogart behind.
Kona eager to get back over the summit ridge on a snowy late April day. The Wedge behind left. l. to r. – Mt. Lawson, Mt. Inflexible, Mt. James Walker, The Fortress, Gusty Peak, and Mt. Kidd.
Wasootch Peak (left of scree ridge) from Mt. Collembola in winter Feb 15, 1998. Nakiska ski area at right.