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Routes in Mt. Helen

Northwest Ridge of Tower 1 T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Tower 1 Gully WI3+
Tower Ridge T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Description

This peak has routes ranging from easy mountaineering to big wall and difficult ice. It lies to the north of Mt. Sacagawea.
Three towers rise to the west of the main summit Tower 1 being the most impressive. This is the tower that rises out of Titcomb Basin, for 1,500'. It's sheer, triangular, West Face has routes up to grade V and a difficult ice gully on the north side, between towers 1 and 2.

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The approach is obvious from the basin.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mt. Helen

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI3+
 7
Tower 1 Gully
Ice, Alpine 10 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 5
Tower Ridge
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tower 1 Gully
 7
WI3+ Ice, Alpine 10 pitches
Tower Ridge
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
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