An old cabin along the Bighorn Creek trail.
Saddle between Keller and North Traverse. We ended up climbing to the left of Pt 12860 left of the saddle.
The steep grind to the ridge.
A short narrow section on ridge to Keller.
Many ups and downs on way to Keller.
The Grand Traverse awaits!
Ryan heading up North Traverse north ridge.
The rugged Gores
The Grand Traverse
Now that looks like an exciting crack climb!
Typical terrain on the traverse is cliffs on the east side and mellower terrain on west side.
The south face of North Traverse Pk.
4th class crux gendarme on the traverse. This can be avoided on east side via a gully and ledge traverse.
Keegan and Dwight climbing the gendarme.
Dwight about to top out.
The highly exposed s.e side of the crux gendarme.
Another gendarme that we skirted on right and false summit of Grand Traverse.
Our last goal for the day is Pt 12485, which kicked my butt.
False summit of Grand Traverse.
Ryan and Keegan climbing false summit.
Dwight enjoying some fine scrambling.
Looking back at North Traverse.
True summit of Grand Traverse.
Nearing summit of Grand Traverse.
Shall we head over to Pt 12485?
Not exactly an easy road over to 12485.
Gully descent on traverse to 12485.
GPS track going clockwise courtesy of Dwight Sunwall.