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A very dry (for April) Athabasca catches some final rays of setting sun as we prepare to sleep in the parking lot.Interesting lighting from blowing snow and the setting sun high on Andromeda.It's pretty dark at 04:00 in the parking lot!As we approach the first icefall, it's still fairly dark - darker than this photo would suggest.Still dark as we start switchbacking up the first icefall.A beautiful sunrise over Nigel Peak as we look back from the first bench in the headwall.This snow ramp made it very quick and easy to gain the first bench in the icefall.LOTS of blue ice to our left as we work our way through the serac fall zone. This zone was also much more filled in than usual.Navigating the second bench to the ramp and under the Snow Dome seracs. This is where many folks get into trouble with crevassesApproaching the bottom of the ramp - obvious as an unbroken line of snow ahead and up the last icefall.Anton leads up the ramp - you don't want to stray too far off this very handy feature.Nearing the top of the ramp the terrain evens out again.The view from the top of the ramp looking back down the Athabasca Glacier looks deceptively simple - except for the obvious crevasse mazeThe camp at the top of the ramp is just stirring awake as we pass by.As we contour around crevasses at the toe of the neve, this is our view of Androlumbia's west face and north shoulderTelephoto of the Yamnuska camp set up at the top of the ramp.The grunt over the north shoulder of Androlumbia was interminable. Thankfully it did end at some point.