|Perla's Ridge and Environs
||Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 180', Grade II
|Consensus: ||WI3 [details]|
|FA: ||Jewell Lund & Kyle Dempster 2011|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||544|
|Submitted By: ||bsmoot on Jun 1, 2011|
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This route ascends the sliver of ice in the lower ...
Ascend the long snow gully cleaving the left side of Perla's Ridge. Ascend a classic, thin, narrow ice runnel for 180' to a belay at a tree. Descend here. This route was named after Garrett Smith, who was tragically killed in an Avalanche in 2011.
Upper East face of Perla's Ridge
Screws, some short.
A late in the season photo with some of the ice hi...
Approach gully on left
Jun 1, 2011
Wow Brian. Really only WI3? looks spooky and hard to me. How often does that come in? Approx approach time?
And look @ all the potential rock routes. 5 min approach right?
Jun 2, 2011
It doesn't come in all that often. The grade comes from Kyle...