Little Little Hector Mountain

From the high point of the day the gravel mound of lateral moraine .Hector Glacier

August 13th 2021

I have called this Little Little because we did not go up Little Hector Mountain but just into the upper cirque type valley below it. Just to clarify there is also Mt Hector the glaciated one picture above. Trail starts from Hwy 93 north 20.5 km from Hwy 1 turn off or 3.5 km from Mosquito Creek. Park on the west side pullout and cross the road a track is visible on north side of Hector Creek. Soon cross the creek and come to corduroy log road turn left. Head up through bushes heading towards the waterfall. There is a lower and upper route through this area your choice. Continue on to col and follow trail up through gravel/scree. Then explore to your hearts content or carry on up to one of the Hectors or Mt Andromache. Return same way.

Approaching a lower wall of Mt Andromache
Heading to the waterfall. Travel left to right above it
Early morning view of Bow Mt
Hector Lake
Just above the first Col
Little Hector Mt
Looking back at first Col
Icefield on Mt Hector
Top Col and Molar Mt
Lee with Bow and Balfour behind
Bow Lake with Mistaya Patterson and others
Close up of Mt Balfour and part of the Waputik Icefield
We were heading to the gravel mound ahead
Snow and glacier lest behind
Hector Glacier
View into Molar Pass area and Mt Molar
Lee and Hector that’s Mt Hector
Molar Mt
Mt Andromache
Another part of Hector Glacier
Coming back off the lateral moraine
Descending on nice rock
Somewhere in this area the ascent of MT Andromache
Lee on an erratic bolder
Nice hidden tarn
Small waterfall
We crossed over this fall from right to left descending
Old corduroy road . Turn left here on ascent
Bill with Andromache behind
A casual pose
Good view of the asent route with Bow and Balfour Mt distant
Found lot’s of crystal caulking between the rock
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