South West Ridge
|Type: ||Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 4100', Grade VI|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c M4-5 [details]|
|FA: ||Niklaus Lotscher and Heinz Alleman, 1968|
|Season: ||March through May|
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|Submitted By: ||Chris Sheridan on Jul 22, 2007|
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Ty Cook high on the Southwest Ridge of Peak 11,300...
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This classic route deserves a spot on every aspiring alpine climbers To Do list. The ridge offers sustained moderate difficulty with over 4000 ft of vertical rise in an amazing setting. The rock quality is generally good and objective danger acceptably low.
An alpine rock rack and pickets. A small selection of ice screws may be needed but most climbing is on snow or rock.
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