Mount Field is a straightforward scramble yet on our first attempt, Dinah and I turned back because of snow just below the summit in September 2003.
Having underestimated this "easy scramble," Dinah and I returned, along with Carolyn, to climb the mountain when it was in optimum conditions. Not surprising, in dry conditions it was an easy scramble. Although the scrambling was brief and uninspiring, Mount Field offered fine alpine views.
A close-up of Mount Field from the trail
Another look at Mount Field from the trail
A painted lady butterfly tried to hitch a ride on my pack
Ascending the lower slopes. In the background, the glaciated peak of Mount Vaux rises above
President Range lies northwest
Dinah ascends the crux
Another look at the crux
Carolyn, Dinah and I relax on the summit
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