Early morning hiking on Flints Park trail. Block Mountain with alpinglow ahead.This tree has been killed intentionally and cut down as firewood.Early morning hiking on Flints Park trail. Noetic Peak with alpinglow ahead.A strange contraption along the trail. Likely a trip of some sort - not used for many years.A strange contraption along the trail. Likely a trip of some sort - not used for many years.Starting up the lower access slopes to the gully above.Views along the steep east walls as we approach the access gullymTraversing into the huge gully - only the very bottom visible here.Grinding our way up the foreshortened, easy access gully.Grinding our way up the foreshortened, easy access gully.Fossils in the gully.Views back down the gully across the Cascade River valley below. The peak at left is unnamed.A cool outlier of Flints Peak.Using rocky ribs to ascend steeper slopes to the col.Steep slabby rock to the summit at right. We traversed north to try an easier line starting at snow.Incredible summit ridge views on a gorgeous summer day.Another old Rick Collier register! First ascent in 29 years since he did it.Noetic Peak.Morning views from Assiniboine to Noetic and Block (R).The Cascade River at left and 40-Mile Creek at right. Puma at left, Noetic and Block at right.