Phil starts our journey towards Mount Augusta, back up the valley.Phil starts our journey towards Mount Augusta, back up the valley.Looking back at Mount Harris.Ascending grassy ledges to the valley leading to Mount Augusta.Ascending grassy ledges to the valley leading to Mount Augusta. Views back to Clearwater.Ascending grassy ledges to the valley leading to Mount Augusta. Views back to Harris (C).Traversing a narrow alpine valley towards Mount Augusta.Traversing a narrow alpine valley towards Mount Augusta.Traversing a narrow alpine valley towards Mount Augusta.Traversing a narrow alpine valley towards Mount Augusta.The Recondite access col is under the dark triangular face. Ours is one rock rib to the right.Just about to round the corner and pray for 5 minutes of safety before we're out of cornice exposureViews back down the upper valley used to access Augusta and the Recondite Col.Out of danger, looking up at the cornices which unfortunately threatened our route.The horrid, horrid scree that we used to ascend to the summit block.The horrid, horrid scree that we used to ascend to the summit block.Wonderful views over Upper Martin Creek to Harris (L), Willingdon and Clearwater.The summit is not a scramble from the south ridge.Looking up the steep, loose gully used to access the summit of Augusta.Phil scrambles up loose terrain to the summit of Augusta.