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A nice morning to be walking along the Icefields Parkway. Silverhorn Creek is about 300m distant in this view looking north towards Bison Peak and Murchison Towers.On a very faint trail through the dry forest along Silverhorn Creek. 'Dry' doesn't mean it was always open and easy though.Lovely creek landscapes along Silverhorn Creek. The one-and-only advantage of smoke is that it brings out the vibrance in closeup nature shots.Lovely creek landscapes along Silverhorn Creek. The one-and-only advantage of smoke is that it brings out the vibrance in closeup nature shots.This is a nice open slope that we side-hilled on approach, we could have descended to the creek already here on hindsight.Apocalyptic sunrise.The first headwall is easily bypassed on the left. The sun is visible rising above our distant access gully that we'll turn up to the left.We enter the gravel flats above the first headwall and spot our first cairn.Sunrise reflected in Silverhorn Creek. Our access gully under the sun here.The upper gravel flats.Looking back at our approach valley with Mount Weed on the left and Noyes at distant right.In the access gully looking at the second headwall which we by-passed on climber's right.Fun and fast scrambling up the headwall.Looking back down the access gully towards Mount Weed - distant peaks now covered in smoke.Heading north up broken terrain up to the high terrain around the glacier. This is the lower slope of Porcupine Peak.We get our first views of Quill rising through the thick smoke over the glacier.Phil crosses the glacier with Conical trying its best to show up through the choking smoke.The glacier's edge - Quill at center but we have much terrain to negotiate between here and there, including the intervening scree summit rising to the right.Finding an easy spot to disembark the ice. Conical in the distance.Surprisingly good views looking back at the glacier that we crossed with Weed peeking above at center left and Noyes at center right.