Sir Donald Photos

The NW arÍte route follows the left skyline and consists of 1800 feet of moderate climbing on quartzite.

Photo: Diny Harrison

By early October the snow is starting to build up on the north face but the west side of the ridge remains dry.

Although the climbing is not difficult the exposure is impressive.

The Trans Canada Highway far below can be seen but not heard

The Selkirk Mountains fill the northern horizon

A welcome rest at the summit provides a vista extending from the Rockies to the Bugaboos and west to the Monashee Mountains

The Dawson Group dominates the Illeciliwaet Glacier


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