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My Taco matches the gorgeous sunrise along hwy 40.Looking north up hwy 40 towards sunrise on Mist Mountain.Looking across Hwy 40 just before plunging into the bush towards McPhail, Muir, Strachan and MacLaren (R to L).Looking north towards Mist Mountain and the Highwood Pass.I enjoyed hiking up this grassy ramp - it's bloody steep!My last good views for at least an hour from the first approach ridge looking south over the Strawberry and Coyote Hills at left and Mount Armstrong at far right.I can get used to this level of "bushwhacking".Gorgeous early morning lighting on a grassy clearing that I crossed while traversing over to the first west-east ridge.Easy hiking along the first east-west ridge.The blazed tree marks the turnoff to the steep access trail up the first west-east ridge.There's no obvious trail, but there is a track I'm following through the light forest.Sublime views towards Pyriform S5 (L) and Serendipity (C) over the grassy meadows and west ridge.Transitioning to the final ridge leading up Serendipity (L), crossing a large grassy meadow at the head of Cat Creek (C).A little slice of paradise in the small valley between Pyriform S5 (C) and Serendipity's access ridge (R).Looking down the access ridge to the north as I break treeline and start up to the peak.You can see the broken terrain to the summit isn't quite a "hike" - it's a scramble.Looking back at the first and largest gendarme blocking direct ridge access. Bypass was easy at left.Looking up the west ridge to the summit it's not a hike - there is some route finding and slabs to avoid.Grinding up to the false summit.On the ridge looking to the summit of Serendipity from the false summit. Pyriform S5 to the left and Patterson's Peak just visible to its right.