Nettie Pardue (right) and Mark Sundeen (the author) work their way uphill near the Ostrander Hut for a run. Below Simon Kenney and Nicholas Ferlatte skiing in past a view of Half Dome.
(Above) Kelsey Ripple and Tim Bluhm get a bite in the hut's kitchen. (middle) Ostrander hut was built in 1941 with two foot thick granite walls. (Left) Howard Weamer in familiar territory above Ostrander lake.