After conditions thwarted our attempt on the Cables. With snow it wasn't bad at all. Either way you can't beat the views of the Diamond, Chasm Lake, Meeker.
Went for Longs in winter of 08' and turned back at the Keyhole due to high winds. We settled on Lady Washington and stumbled up this route in a blizzard, out 'alternative' to climbing Longs.
but those 13ers dont climb themselves
With Battle Mountain
Descended via the west slope after ascending the east ridge.