Zenfolio | Bill Kerr | Ptarmigan June 24, 2017

Went up right side of snow on scree as high as we could then left on snow through the gap and kicked steps all the way to notch on ridge. About 1400 m and 21 km.remants of avi debris on the approach to Halfway Hut.First good views of the objective of the day.1Heading up the lower slopes, while the skiers come down the snowP6240188 (Large)P6240189 (Large)Alison ponders the upper snow clad slopes on Ptarmigan. Our ascent followed the scree as high as we could go prior to traversing onto the snow for the last 400 m to the summit ridgeTwo skiers came down on the good freeze.Me with Redoubt behindAlison and myself pounding up the scree - redoubt behindon the snow! Hidden lake in the background.P6240192 (Large)Steep enough in the middle.First view of summitGoing along the ridge to the summit.Angle drops off as traverse along topSome big cornicesP6240197 (Large)Dave and the cornices