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Looking back towards Cascade Mountain from the lower open meadows.Approaching the drainage.Harvey tries to make peace with the trees! The first hour or so was very pleasant hiking through the fall foliage.Alongside the drainage on climbers left.Hmmm. Hopefully Harvey remember his bear spray!Looking back down the drainage.Higher up, we are now in the drainage just before the split in the ascent and descent routes.Higher up, we are now in the drainage just before the split in the ascent and descent routes.The drainage becomes rocky.A mountain sheep.Loose scree at the back of the approach drainage.Getting higher, we are now on the headwall near the back of the ascent valley, looking at Banff.The alternate descent gully obvious at center here. We'll ascend to the right.Another view back towards Banff.The headwall route starts off very steep on grassy slopes.The grass becomes firm scree higher up. You can just spot the summit block about 600 vertical meters above me.The route becomes very pleasant hiking on a broad shoulder of firm scree / rock.Harvey comes up the ridge with great views to Banff.Harvey comes up the ridge with great views to Banff.The ramp is obvious here - just under the summit cliffs. Don't traverse UNDER the ramp, traverse left right over it.