We started with skinning up the Garibaldi Lake Trail, being rained on by snow melting on the trees. We made our first camp at Table bay SE of Mt Price where I knew we would find open water. [photo]img177.jpg[caption]Lisa and Peter starting to ski down the Phoenix Gl.[/photo]
We skied up the Sentinel Glacier in the morning, then down into the Pitt River valley south of the Sphinx. In the afternoon up a narrow ridge with steep steps to below the glacier between Parapet and Isosceles, where we found a nice flat spot for my Big Blue three person tent. We then enjoyed the mellow evening sun. [photo]img178.jpg[caption]Our next camp was above the trees at left[/photo]
[photo]img181.jpg[caption]Our camp 2 in the morning[/photo]
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Unfortunately a strong wind picked up during the night and in the morning a gale was rattling my tent so furiously that I was afraid it might collapse any moment. We didn't dare cook breakfast inside and with the -14C gale it was too uncomfortable outside. So we quickly packed up and skied through the Isosceles...
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