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Rod and I pick a perfect day to scramble up Nigel Peak. While we're there anyway I go up Mount Wilcox.
Views as we near the meadows.First full view of our ascent slopes and peak above Wilcox Meadow.There is going to be a LOT of photographs in this trip report - thanks to incredible views like this smacking us in the face every direction we looked!Mount Athabasca.Rod grunts upwards with a nice warm sun rising over the pass.Rod grunts upwards with a nice warm sun rising over the pass.Looking back across Wilcox Pass towards Athabasca (L) and Snow Dome (R) with the Athabasca Glacier in between.Some hands on scrambling to avoid scree.Some hands on scrambling to avoid scree.Lichen patterns.Mount Saskatchewan.Incredible fall panorama looking west and down hwy 93 at left includes Saskatchewan, Hilda, Athabasca, Boundary and Andromeda.Rod works up the scree slope to the col.Not even close yet...At the col, looking ahead to the traverse left before ascending along the left hand skyline ridge to the summit above.Gorgeous Wilcox Lake to the NW of the col. Tangle Ridge and Sunwapta in the distance.Rod comes up to the col.