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Looking up towards the false summit of MacLaren from just above the headwall behind our tent - the lake is out of sight at lower left here.Carnarvon Lake is stunning from above the headwall.Looking back down at the valley between MacLaren and Strachan, which is rising in the distance to the right.On the NW ridge of MacLaren now, looking north towards Strachan, McPhail (C) and Muir SW2 (L).Still a long way to the false summit from here - but easy and with great views.Don't blow off the ridge KC!!KC deals with strong wind gusts on the exposed (but easy) ridge.You can see the first false summit of Shankland now at left. Muir, McPhail and Strachan at distant right.Gorgeous views south to the true summit and the lovely valley between MacLaren, Armstrong and Bolton.This striking peak to the east of the summit of MacLaren is unnamed as far as I can tell.KC descends the easy ridge from the false summit of MacLaren.The true summit of MacLaren from the col.Note the two false summits of Shankland across the tarn at left and center.Pretty darn sweet views north (L), east (C) and south (R) off the summit of Mount MacLaren.Bolton (L) with Courcelette, Aldridge, Cornwell and Baril (L) and Shankland's false summits at center.L to R, Baril, Cornwell, Aldridge, Courcelette with Bolton in the foreground and Veits at far right.A pano looking west includes Harrison at left and Abruzzi at right.Looking north, back over the false summit with McPhail rising impressively at distant right. Abruzzi rising at left and Joffre at center distance.