Great Trail run to Alice Lakes, then easy cross country to the ridge with some route finding and fun, exposed moves to the summit. My hair stood up and I heard the dreaded rock "buzz" of nearby thunderstorms. Smokey conditions from nearby forest fires, along with the storms made for interesting lighting.
"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