|From Bridge Mountain Approach to North Peak (Sandstone)|
|Las Vegas from Bridge Mountain Approach|
|Susan Points Out the Old Trail|
|Dropping Down the Red Sandstone Layer|
We were a dozen strong. Paul, Steve and Ed graciously volunteered to drive, as only 4WD vehicles can negotiate the nasty five-mile stretch from Willow Springs to the crest. Thanks gents. Ya done good.
|Group Assembled Above Fern Canyon|
|Taking in the View Above Fern Canyon|
|Down Climb During Approach Across Bench|
|Starting Up to the Peak (Crack Ascent)|
|Crack Ascent (Outside Crack is Preferred by Most)|
|Ice on Final Ascent Next to Hidden Forest|
|Snack Break at Hidden Forest|
There was very little discussion. The decision was a no-brainer. Tacit approval from all. Too dangerous. Time for lunch. And a turnaround.