Bancroft

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Indian Paintbrush
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Spring wildflowers in August in the alpine
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Approaching the NE ridge of Mt. Bancroft
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Lake Caroline and Mt. Bancroft
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NE ridge
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Easy climbing on solid rock
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Right on the ridge
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Lake Caroline, August 6, 2005
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Near the summit
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Alpine Spring Beauty (Claytonia megarhiza)
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Tundra color
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Descending
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The NE ridge in profile. The route has a 5.4 crux, with one rappel. A fun jaunt that can be completed in a few hours, car to car
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Beginning the glissade
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Cruising
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Glissade turns
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The ridge in profile, showing the rappel to the notch
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Looking back at the summit