A wonderful weekend had.
I had never done anything like this before. The snow was crunchy and the arete was very exciting and humbling!
The route took us a very long time due to a very slow ascent and then my own slow descent as the pain in the knees kicked in.
We couldnt have asked for a better day. The sun was splitting the skies.
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