Route Climbed: Lake Caroline Trail / West Ridge Date Climbed: September 27, 2003
Reached summit at 3:50. Would have been a perfect day were it not for smoke from a fire in the Ingall's Creek area. When we reached the summit, the view of Stuart, Colchuck, & the Enchantments area was completely obscured by smoke. Other than that, the weather was perfect.
Had to hike the last bit from Little 8 Mile in pitch darkness...bad timing on our part.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe