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A gorgeous scene along Bow Lake as I start my hike.A wide panorama from about half way down the lake with my approach trail on the left, Crowfoot at center and the trail forwards at right.Looking across the flats that skiers use to approach the Wapta in winter. The Onion, St. Nicholas and Olive from R to L above.Turned climber's right out of this photo soon after this. The moraine at right is used to access Iceberg Lake and Portal Peak.Starting up slick rocks to the upper ledge traverse.I side-hilled up this slope until I spotted a ledge traverse to the main bowl under the slopes to the summit.Looking back at my ascent slope which goes from bottom center up to here.Looking ahead to the back bowl and route to the summit ridge left of center in the far distance.Getting closer to the back bowl now, above tree line.Looking back at my tracks.Have to find a way to avoid dropping down to my right by traversing ledges straight ahead.A cairn guides me along the exposed ledges - this is looking back at my tracks.A cairn guides me along the exposed ledges - this is looking back at my tracks.Through the ledges, the route is obvious again - the slopes to the col and summit ridge are just out of sight on the left.Looking back at my track exiting the ledges.Scree slope to the col - summit out of sight to the right.Stunning views back to the Wapta with Portal, Gordon, St. Nicholas, Olive and Balfour (R to L) in the bg.This is the false summit that Raf reached from the other side without me in  2007.The view to the true summit is much more encouraging!Incredible lighting and views over an unfrozen Iceberg Lake (feeds Bow Falls) towards Portal, Gordon, St. Nicholas, Olive and Balfour