Mt. Kidd (1460 m gain)

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Kona on Mt. Kidd – Opal Range at left

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. 

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Kona on Mt. Kidd – Mts. Bogart, Sparrowhawk and Lougheed behind

View from Mt. Kidd to west of Mt. Bogart, Mt. Sparrowhawk and Mt. Lougheed.

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Kona watching glissader on Mt. Kidd

Kona near summit ridge looking at glissader making a quick descent.

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Glissading Mt. Kidd bowl

Kona and glissader coming down the lower bowl.

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View of Mt. Kidd from Opal South peak

View of Mt. Kidd snow slopes from Opal South a few days earlier.

Mt. Sparrowhawk and Read’s Tower (1,670 m combined gain)

Buddy on Sparrowhawk July 2003
Buddy on Mt. Sparrowhawk

Buddy (3 yrs) on Mt. Sparrowhawk in Mid-July 2003. Mt. Lougheed peaks 3 and 4 (Wind Mountain) behind.

Buddy on Read’s Tower

Buddy on Read’s Tower on way down from Mt. Sparrowhawk – summit block behind.

Mt. Nestor and Old Goat Mountain from Mt. Sparrowhawk

View from Mt. Sparrowhawk across Spray Lakes Reservoir to Mt. Nestor and Old Goat Mountain. Mt. Assiniboine and Lunette Peak on skyline at left.

Buddy on Mt. Sparrowhawk snow-patch

Buddy enjoying a snow-patch on Mt. Sparrowhawk.

Mt. Sparrowhawk and Read’s Tower from Old Goat Mountain

View across Spray Lake Reservoir from Old Goat Mountain to Mt. Sparrowhawk and Read’s Tower right of centre. Lougheed peaks and Wind Mountain left of centre.

Wasootch Peak (900 m elev. gain)

Kona on Wasootch Peak
Kona on Wasootch Peak

Kona (1-1/2 years) keeping her eye on the cheeseburger on Wasootch summit. Mount Bogart, Mount Sparrowhawk, Mount Lougheed 1 to 4 (Wind Mountain), Mount Allan, Mount Collembola and Nakiska ski area behind.

Mount Lorette view to Wasootch Ridge, Creek, Tower and Peak 1985

Kona’s “dad” with view of Wasootch Peak with Wasootch Ridge, Wasootch Creek and Wasootch Tower at left from Mount Lorette south ridge climb April 1985.