They found the approach to be much more sheltered than expected, with conditions underfoot being quite easy going, as the snow was very light and fluffy. On the route, the first icefall was in great condition, with good ice screws available. Thereafter, there wasn’t quite as much opportunity for good gear, but enough for the lesser angled terrain.
Spindrift was falling down and being blown up in equal measures, and the cornice was avoidable on the right. Some careful navigation required to reach The Window once they topped out on the plateau.