Spent a month in the area and climbed White Princess, Black Cap,Triangle Peak and M'Ladies. Had great weather except for one week of snow and low visiblity. Nothing technical on White Princess. On the way up the Castner Glacier we spent the night at the cabin. (not a rumor)
We climbed as a rather large group since we were a class for the AAC. I remember getting up so early for the ascent that it still felt like we were asleep until I reached the summit and got an amazing view.
Great climb. We had a beautiful winter day, more like mid-spring except for the -30F. After passing the gendarme at 8,000 feet, the summit ridge is excellent. We had one minor crevasse fall at about 9500 feet, but otherwise things went perfectly.
Route Climbed: south (i guess) ridge Date Climbed: june 5-10, 1999
reached a point of about 8000 feet but had to go back because we decided to "go light" and didn't bring rope, and at 8000 feet you have to do a short rappel or downclimb. Want to come back some day and do it...possibly by another route, maybe the same one.
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