A few wild flowers along the path.
Beautiful morning as I start to climb up above the valley.
Above the tree line, cairns mark the way to the summit.
Hikers approaching the last ridge bump.
Hikers on the ridge of Grotto Mountain. Mt Rundle in the background.
Hikers on the ridge of Grotto Mountain.
From the summit of Grotto Mountain, looking down into the Bow Valley. Heart Mountain rises above the Trans Canada highway.
Summit cairn on Grotto Mountain.
Summit ridge continues towards the South East.
Looking west from the summit back along the ridge.
Brad on the Summit of Grotto Mountain.
Summit cairn with approach ridge in the background
Summit cairn looking towards the South East.
The ridge from the summit.
Just off the summit bump. Can see a few steps that need to be climbed to gain the summit.
Looking down from the ridge towards Canmore into the big gulley
To the left is an outlier of Grotto Mountain. Right of center is the long ridge of Gap Peak.
Ridge line of Grotto Mountain.
The weather approaches from the west.
Deluge of rain falls on Mt Rundle.
Steep terrain on the slopes of Grotto Mountain.