Wastach Peak (965 m elev. gain)

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Kona on Wastach Peak – Mt. Temple, Pinnacle Peak and Eiffel Peak behind

Kona on Wastach Peak in mid-August – Mt. Temple, Pinnacle Peak (hard to distinguish from Temple behind it) and Mt. Eiffel in background. Didn’t find the Graeme Pole register that was here on a previous visit in 1995.

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Kona nearing summit of Wastach Peak with Wenkchemna Peak behind

Nearing the summit with Wenkchemna Peak (Peak 10 of Valley of The Ten Peaks) behind, steep step on normal ascent ridge visible.

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Valley of The Ten Peaks Sept 1993

View of Wastach Peak (centre of photo, left of Eiffel Peak) from Mt. Bowlen (Peak 3, Yamnee) across the Valley of The Ten Peaks in Sept. 1993. Skyline peaks – Mt. Hungabee, Ringrose Peak, Glacier Peak, Mt. Lefroy, Mt. Aberdeen, Haddow Peak.

Wastach Peak Eiffel Peak
Route from Wastach Pass to Wastach Peak from Eiffel Peak July 31 2016

Wastach Peak from Eiffel Peak 2016 with Wenkchemna Pass at head of the Valley of The Ten Peaks behind.

Wastach Peak
Wastach Peak from Paradise Valley side July 31 1993

Wastach Pass and Peak from Paradise Valley side July 31, 1993. Deltaform Peak behind pass.

Mt. Temple (1690 m gain)

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Kona on upper slopes of Mt. Temple July 2017

Kona still having fun after being pulled /  pushed up the crux chimney. (l. to r.) Mt. Neptuak (Valley of Ten Peaks peak 9), Eiffel Peak, Pinnacle Peak, Wenkchemna Peak (peak 10), and Mt. Hungabee with Horseshoe glacier below in Paradise Valley.

scramblers on upper slopes of mount temple
Scramblers nearing summit of Mt. Temple July 2017

Hordes of peak scramblers on summit ridge (counted 59 summiters this late July day);

Kona on Mt. Temple summit
Kona on Mt. Temple summit – Ten Peaks 4 to 9 behind

View of peaks 4 to 9 (Tonsa, Perren / Sapta, Allen / Shappee, Tuzo / Sagowa, Deltaform / Saknowa, and Neptuak) from summit. Goodsir peaks behind.

Kona on snowy summit of Mt. Temple
Kona on snowy summit of Mt. Temple

Kona and “dad” on slightly higher summit snow cap.

Kona on Mt. Temple - Consolation Valley behind
Kona on Mt. Temple – Consolation Valley behind

Summit view to Consolation Lakes. Surrounding the lakes are Panorama Ridge, Mt. Bell, Bident Mtn., Mt. Quadra, Mt Babel and Tower of Babel. Abov the glacier l. to r. – Mt. Fay (peak 1/ Heejee), Mt. Little (peak 2 / Nom), Mt. Bowlen (peak 3 / Yamnee), Peak 4 / Tonsa and Mt. Perren (peak 5 / Sapta).

Mt. Temple and Eiffel Peak from across Valley of The Ten Peaks
View of Mt. Temple from across Valley of The Ten Peaks 1993

View of Wastach Peak, Eiffel Peak, Pinnacle Peak, Sentinel Pass, and scramble route up Mt. Temple from Mt. Bowlen in 1993.

ACC group on Fay glacier
ACC trip to climb Mt. Babel 1984

ACC trip up Mt. Babel in 1984 threading way through Fay Glacier seracs

Crux chimney on Mount Temple
crux chimney on Mt. Temple

Crux chimney on Mt. Temple.

On Mt. Temple 1982 – Victoria Glacier behind

Kona’s “Dad” on Mt. Temple in 1982 (survived despite the jeans and cotton shirt) and, below, painting of summit view done later.

Mt. Temple oil painting KrisT 1993

Tower of Babel (450 m elev. gain)

Buddy on Tower of Babel
Buddy on Tower of Babel

Buddy (6 yrs) on couch on Tower of Babel. Consolation Valley behind with Panorama Ridge, Mount Bell, Bident Mountain and Mount Quadra visible.

Buddy cooling off on Tower of Babel

Buddy found a snow patch on top of Tower of Babel.

Valley of the Ten Peaks from Tower of Babel

View of Wenkchemna Pass and Valley of the Ten Peaks. Deltaform Mountain, Neptuak Mountain, Wenkchemna Peak and Eiffel Peak visible. Moraine Lake below.