|A pine marten stares back from a tree along the ski-out.|
|One of the first views from the ski-out includes some of the peaks in the Lake Louise area and the moon.|
A snowshoer follows Zosia across a ski run above Temple Lodge (lower left). The Skoki Lodge trail begins on the far side of the ski run.
|After leaving the trail to Skoki Lodge, Zosia crosses a bridge over Corral Creek.|
|Zosia approaches the steepest slope before entering Hidden Bowl.|
|Zosia arrives at Hidden Bowl. The high point of Richardson Ridge is right of centre on the horizon.|
There are many options for ski touring in Hidden Bowl.
Zosia heads for a high plateau just left of centre and below the ridge. Note the windblown snow in the foreground.
|Zosia climbs the last few metres onto the high plateau. The crest of Richardson Ridge is not much higher than the plateau.|
|After removing her skins, Zosia is ready to ski back down Hidden Bowl from the plateau.|
|Sonny finds the ski conditions to be somewhat marginal because of the flat light and inconsistent snow.|
The top of Redoubt Mountain is partly covered by clouds as Zosia descends Hidden Bowl.
|The skiing is significantly better upon exiting Hidden Bowl.|
|Pika Peak and Ptarmigan Peak are finally clear of clouds as Zosia glides back to Skoki Lodge trail.|
Zosia pauses to enjoy the distant view of some of the Ten Peaks near Moraine Lake and massive Mount Temple.
|Sonny sits on the ultimate high chair at Temple Lodge.|
|After riding the Ptarmigan Chair, Zosia prepares to ski down the front side of Lake Louise Ski Resort.|
The view across the valley includes such peaks as Mount Temple, Wastach Mountain, Saddle Mountain, Haddo Peak, Mount Aberdeen, Fairview Mountain, Mount Victoria, Mount Whyte, Mount St. Piran, and Mount Niblock.
Distance: 21.6 kilometres
Round-Trip Time: 7 hours 47 minutes
Net Elevation Gain: 849 metres