[photo]img520.jpg[caption]Camp with east ridge of Sisqa behind, summit hidden beyond.[/photo]
With lunch along the way we reached the open flat valley in the early afternoon and made camp where we still had some open water. Later Roger decided to stay in camp while I went exploring further up the valley. Instead of staying in the long flat bottom I soon went up the lateral moraine to some comfortable flat slabs for a bit of sunbathing. I then enjoyed a few turns skiing back.
[photo]img521.jpg[caption]View of Appa Glacier from moraine[/photo]
It had been a brilliant bluebird day and the forecast for the weekend was perfect too, however Sunday morning we woke to high clouds. The clouds were well above the peaks, so we started up to our objective, Peak 7700, not yet named. We followed the wide open valley to the SW, then traversed up the glacier in a wide loop to the east and then the west to the col south of Sisqa Peak.
[photo]img523.jpg[caption]View east from near col. The range from Mt Curry to Wedge behind. Note Roger in right bottom... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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