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Rock Climbing Photo: West and NW faces, taken 5.25.05.  Note the still ...
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By Sirius
From: Oakland, CA
Apr 22, 2007
The snow bank at the base can cover up to 60 ft of the first pitch of the NW Face, even late in the Spring.
By Alan Ream
From: Lafayette CO
Sep 28, 2008
By Paul Rezucha
From: Alameda
Jul 7, 2012
Back in '74, my brother took a long, scary slide down the snow bank into the rocks below when checking out the start of the Regular route. Almost blew our ascent chances before we even got off the ground...
By nate post
From: Silverthorne
Feb 14, 2014
looks like someone could do a really cool ski base from the top
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West and NW faces, taken 5.25.05. Note the still significant snow tongue guarding the approach from the shoulder. Crossing this in Spring can be a dicey proposition.

Submitted By: Sirius on Apr 22, 2007
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