Upper Canyon Creek, Peak 402355
A week after hiking up the north fork of Upper Canyon Creek, we returned to hike up the south fork. The creekbed was wearisome, but it reached an picturesque valley. From the valley we were able to ascend an unnamed peak lying 2 km northeast of Mount Howard.
Pete, Jackie, Philip and Lorri on the creekbed
Hiking up the south fork
Lorri poses with a slack-jawed deer
In the valley
Looking back down the valley. Compression Ridge is on the right.
As we climbed, I stopped for a photo while Lori waves in the background
Lorri and Jackie negotiating deep snow
Fils stops for a photo
View to the west from the ridge
Mount Howard lies southwest
Some interesting rock forms in the area, such as this pinnacle ...
... and this cave