It had been a while since Phil and I had gotten up to anything and when plans for a big backcountry ski day in the Rockies fell apart thanks to an unpredictable weather forecast, we started looking at hiking / scrambling alternatives. At first we settled on a repeat of Midnight Peak with a bit of a traverse for Saturday, April 14. As I was lounging around on Friday evening browsing my IG feed, I noted another pair of scramblers had abandoned their plans for that area based on copious amounts of fresh snow. I texted Phil and told him we should likely change plans. He agreed and we eventually settled on the diminutive and oddly monikered "Anklebiter Ridge" with it's even odder sounding neighbor - "Bluemat Hill".
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