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BETA PHOTO: Eastpost spire viewed from the Kain hut. SW ridge ...

Description 

The Eastpost Spire sits just east of the Applebee campground and is only about a stones throw away. It's approximately 400' tall at it's highest point with good rock quality but the rock is generally dirty. There are only a few routes on it that are documented in the guide book but many more have been climbed and gone unrecorded.

Getting There 

From the Kain Hut walk up to the Applebee campground, head east through the camp and there it is.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Eastpost Spire
In the fog near the top of Eastpost Spire.

Northwest Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  North America : Canada : ... : Eastpost Spire
This 4th class route is the left-hand skyline of Eastpost spire, as seen from the Kain hut. Because the route is short and not committing, it is good as an introduction to the Bugaboos or on a day with bad weather. It can also be used as the descent on a traverse of Eastpost (via the SE ridge).To approach, first hike up to the Applebee dome campground. From the dome, head up faint trails towards the col between Crescent and Eastpost.Once the col is reached, head up the ridge. The climb is slight...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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