Comments: Seems like the first two bolts (5/16 hex head) should be replaced by something modern. They both are rusty and that design wasn't the best type of bolt for sport climbing. The route is definitely fun to climb.
Comments: Soloed the route (8/14/10) expecting hard snow climbing, but dealt with hard snow transitioning into alpine ice. The angle of the route is very low for the first 1/2 to 2/3, but it quickly steepens up. The exit can be quite exciting since the cornice remnant is very steep and is alpine ice with a "sugary" snow crust. I freesoloed it, but it would have been nice to have a rope for the last pitch. Recommend an early start too as upper part of climb gets morning sun. Experienced some rockfall, w... more >>