Mesahchie and Katsuk
2013/07/20 to 2013/07/21
Traversing from Easy Pass to the west side of Mesahchie Peak.
Fisher Creek valley.
The west side of Mesahchie Peak.
Ascending Mesahchie's crummy west gully.
Nearly on the summit of Mesahchie Peak.
On the summit of Mesahchie Peak at 8 PM -- one hour to sunset.
Katsuk Peak at sunset, just minutes before we got back to camp.
Out cozy bivy spot at the 8,200' col between Katsuk and Mesahchie. Little did we know we would be besieged by a wood rat for much of the night! It was particularly entranced by Lindsay's shiny crampons.
Good morning, Mount Arriva.
One last look at the views before we leave our bivy spot.
First light on Goode Mountain.
Arches Peak, Fisher Peak, and Mount Arriva.
Jack Mountain and Crater Mountain.
The Katsuk Glacier far below.
On the summit of Katsuk.
The first ascent party named Katsuk 'Mount Holyoke' after Chris Roper's alma mater.
We got a little brush.
And then we got a lot of brush.
I was very happy to arrive at the Fisher Creek trail.
Copyright © 2004 Gabriel Deal.