I spent the next few hours digging in camp - building a spectacular biffy and kitchen and setting up my mid. I love building winter camps when it's windless, sunny and warm! I worked in my t-shirt, sweating furiously as I dug large blocks of snow to build a wind wall around the north and west sides of our camp. Sitting there drinking a hot cup of coffee while enjoying a chicken sandwich with dutch cheese I reflected how lucky I was to be there, enjoying this wonderful day in this amazing location. Throughout the afternoon I could hear seracs thundering down the steep faces of Snow Dome and Andromeda - reminding me that we needed to ski beneath them on our exit the next day.
[photo]androlumbia014.jpg[caption]Camp is almost done. Andromeda and Androlumbia (R) in the background.[/photo]
As the hours ticked on and Steven and Ben weren't showing up, I began to realize that Andromeda wouldn't be happening for me this day as originally planned. I wasn't too miffed as it was a long shot to begin with. I also wasn't too keen on climbing it solo - and it can be done in a long day trip. I decided to go for a nap instead of worry about more... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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