On 8/28 UIAGM guide Martin Volken (Pro Guiding Service) and Jeff Hansell completed a first ascent in a very lonely part of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness The route goes up the 1800 foot North West Face of Little Summit Chief Mountain (7225 feet). You start climbing at 5400 feet. Up to 6100 feet you will encounter the classic "easy - dangerous" terrain of 4th and low fifth class. There are a few steps of 5.6 to 5.8 in there. At 6100 feet the wall steepens substantially and the next 8 to 9 pitches