Thanks Thomas! The day before our summit bid it snowed lightly all afternoon leaving this ankle to shin deep layer of snow over the downsloping slabs. This is the snow you see in the photo. It outlines our tracks on the ridge.
"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