Erik Turner is a photographer, climber and writer. He completed a spring climb of Mt Shuksan and returned with this set of beautiful photos. His descriptions are below each image. mt_shuksan_1 Making our way up Shannon Ridge with Mt Baker as eye candy. mt_shuksan_2

Evening light on Shannon Ridge – looking back towards Mt. Baker and Artist Point. mt_shuksan_3

A self portrait of sorts, with cornices beyond camp and the route up in the lower right. mt_shuksan_3

Making breakfast and watching the morning light. mt_shuksan_4 Sun begins its day long struggle to burn off the clouds. mt_shuksan_5

Detail of spring snow surrounding camp. mt_shuksan_6

Making our way up the Sulphide Glacier in low visibility.

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Still climbing through the clouds. mt_shuksan_8

Finally breaking out, and the peak is in sight! mt_shuksan_9

Descending the Sulphide Glacier with Mt Baker in the background.

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