Left the parking lot at 8pm, hiked until 1am and camped near the base of Snowpatch-Bugaboo Col. Started behind 2 parties (dodging basketball sized rocks up the Col). Soloed up the west ridge and arrived at the summit at 1pm. Back in camp by 4:30. Hiked out the next morning.
On a 40% chance of t-storms in the afternoon we got up and hiked up to it by 7:30am or so. Soloed the route in about 40 minutes to the summit and back down and saw a bunch of roped guided groups get screwed by the rain.
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