Ridgewalking, Part 2 (The Art of Descent)

In Ridgewalking, Part 1, I told you why I love walking ridges.

Descending them is not always so fun. I had to crick my neck pretty hard to take this photo up our descent gully, a steep bowling alley of limestone talus, scree, and snow.

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Photo: Ryan Jordan, Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. Sigma DP2, f/8 1/100 sec.