Check out Linda's trip report
|Linda and Kelly emerge above tree line at the north end of Windy Peak. Highway 532 is visible at centre just beyond the cutblock separating North and South Twin Creeks.
|The view to the south is dominated by Mount Livingstone.
|Kelly and Linda stand on top of 2249-metre Windy Peak. Ironically, there is hardly any wind on this day.
|The double summits of Saddle Mountain are visible at right in this view from Windy Peak.
|Here is a closer look at the double summits.
|Visible on the horizon to the west are (L to R) Mount Pierce, Mount Farquhar, unnamed (and supposedly unclimbed according to Gillean Daffern), Mount Holcroft, and Mount Scrimger.
|Linda, Dan and Kelly descend the east side of Windy Peak.
|Dan climbs the "crux" of the route up Saddle Mountain.
|The Cache Creek Elevators can be seen from Saddle Mountain's north ridge.
|Linda walks up the broad north ridge of Saddle Mountain. Hailstone Butte dominates the view behind her.
|Dan and Kelly follow some tracks in the snow en route to Saddle Mountain.
|Dan hikes up the final rubble slope.
|Dan stands atop the north summit of Saddle Mountain. Mount Livingstone is the peak at left.
|Sonny poses for a photo at the north summit. The marginally lower south summit and Coffin Mountain can be seen in the distance.
|Dan (silhouetted against the snow at bottom right) makes his way across the 'saddle'.
|Dan stands on the south summit of Saddle Mountain.
|There is a lot worth exploring in the Livingstone Range.
|Linda bags her fourth peak of the weekend! The north summit is visible at right.
|Everyone enjoys a well-deserved break on the south summit.
|Dan, Linda and Kelly walk back across the saddle in hopes of bypassing the north summit.
|While bypassing the north summit, Dan scrambles up and over a rare rock band.
|Dan, Linda and Kelly descend the long north ridge of Windy Peak. Visible at upper left are Hailstone Butte, Mount Burke, and Sentinel Peak.
|Kelly and Linda slosh through the swamp near North Twin Creek. Behind them, Windy Peak is bathed in sunlight.