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The largest and most extraordinary peak on the east side of the Ruth Gorge is the Mooses Tooth. It is surrounded on all sides by steep ridges and faces making any ascent to the summit a technical challenge. Classic routes abound on this peak with some of the most popular being Ham and Eggs, Shaken Not Stirred and the Fifty Classic West Ridge. Beyond all of the snow and ice routes there is also the southwest face which is an alpine rock climbers dream. I'm unsure how many routes have been climbed up these faces but I do know that there is still a lot of first ascent potential.
Mooses Tooth is located on the east side of the Ruth Gorge north east of the Wisdom Tooth. It is boardered on the south west by the Root Canal Glacier and on the east by the Buckskin Glacier.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Moose's Tooth:
Shaken not Stirred WI5 M5 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 15 pitches, 3000'
Ham & Eggs WI4 M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 10 pitches, 3000'
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Shaken not Stirred WI5 M5 Steep Snow AK : Denali National Park : ... : Moose's Tooth
Sweetnees up the West Face a step up from Ham & Eggs. Drop down to the true base for a full value experince or head up from the high point on the glaicer and climb an arching 5.8 ish pitch to enter the weakness. Navigate steep snow and a few cruxy sections till "the Narrows" 500-600 feet of thin technical mixed climbing. Make your plays and head on to Englishman's col. Decend via fixed anchors with double ropes. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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