Carthew Summit attempt – April 9, 2010
Snowshoeing with Mark.
We took the chance that Environment
Canada’s prediction of
sunny skies would be correct, even though the day started with very
skies. The gamble didn’t pay off. At the Alderson/Carthew col
some the coldest temperatures we’ve ever experienced. A
wind caused the temperature to plummet well into the minus
30’s. I’ve never got
so cold, so fast. We found a little shelter on the east side of the
continuing the trip to either Carthew Summit or
Mark on the lower slopes; Carthew Summit at the far right
Not the sunny skies as predicted
Almost to the col
Taking shelter on the east side of the col; I was too cold to stick my head out from behind it,
so I just photographed the pleasant red rock underfoot!