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Sitting on the edge of the glacier, looking towards Conical Peak.Walking in runners on the low-angled eastern edge of the glacier.Glacier landscapes.The stepped terrain was very interesting. And very wet!Looking back at Porcupine NE2 Peak.Another bit of low-angle glacier to the ridge that leads towards Conical.Note that we're already higher than Conical and still have to ascend higher (twice) before finally dropping down and climbing the actual peak.Decent views from the glacier near the ridge, looking back towards Quill Peak left of center and down at Conical at right.Quill Peak is pretty impressive with Porcupine NE2 acting all colorful in the foreground - trying to hide its true nature as a PITA!The smoke clears out a bit and gives us some distant views - this is Mount Noyes at left and Quill Peak at right with Porcupine Peak in between.Saving Conical for last means the easiest terrain can be done in an exhausted state.Traversing more bumps towards Conical, which again, is lower than us at this point. Bobac and Watermelon at distant right.Gorgeous, easy hiking - but note the undulating terrain. Lots of height losses and gains along the easy ridge. Silverhorn shows up at far right now.Silverhorn Mountain lies to the south across some pretty sublime hiking terrain.Mount Weed through the haze with Breaker at left and Howse at right.Phil takes advantage of some snow to ease the descent towards Conical.One of the best views of the whole day - Quill Peak is a massive mountain. Note the unnamed but fairly large lake at lower right.Slightly wider views include our approach / egress ridge at left, Quill Peak left of center and Conical at right.The impressive canyon at lower left gives access to the Dolomite Creek Valley. Bobac rises beyond. Silverhorn at right in the distance.