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Mt. Evans - mixed, couloirs
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Sunrise Couloir 

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, Grade II
Original: Mod. Snow [details]
FA: unknown
Season: spring-summer
Page Views: 43
Submitted By: Chris Carr on Mar 4, 2002

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Chris Carr starting up Sunrise

Description 

This route follows the obvious couloir due west of summit lake in the middle of the Evans-Spalding saddle. Hike around the north end of the lake to the bottom of the gully and continue straight up to the top. To continue to the summit of Evans, go left from the top for 3/4 of a mile to the top, or you could take a right for a 1/4 mile or so to Spalding. This route has a large cornice every year which, when it melts out to vertical, is fun to play on if you bring two tools (and get to it before sun-hit), or can be avoided totally by going to the right. Max angle is 50 degrees. The route faces east, so get an early start. Descend by hitching a ride or down the northeast slopes of Evans.

Protection 

If you chose to use a rope, a couple of pickets or perhaps screws in late summer would be useful.


Photos of Sunrise Couloir Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise Couloir-July
BETA PHOTO: Sunrise Couloir-July
Rock Climbing Photo: Micah Salazar climbing up - great view of the angl...
Micah Salazar climbing up - great view of the angl...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down from the top to the east onto Summit ...
Looking down from the top to the east onto Summit ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Micah Salazar skiing the couloir!
Micah Salazar skiing the couloir!
Rock Climbing Photo: Big cornice at the top of the couloir!  June 7, 20...
BETA PHOTO: Big cornice at the top of the couloir! June 7, 20...
Rock Climbing Photo: A good shot of Sunrise, Taken from about halfway u...
BETA PHOTO: A good shot of Sunrise, Taken from about halfway u...

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