In this view I am looking up from the road and only to upper part of the mountain is visible. See the difference in the following image, taken much higher.
Follow the GigaPan link on the home page to zoom in on this and see Camp Muir and over forty climbers on the Muir Snowfield
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From Paradise - Longmire - Stevens Canyon