Elevation: 11,800 ft
GPS: 40.287, -105.645 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Feb 1, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This is the SE side of Thatchtop Mt. which has ice climbs approached from Mills' Lake. There are a variety of bits of ice here, the longest and perhaps best known is likely All Mixed Up.

Its relatively shorter approach invites one to saunter up to these climbs. However, the early, postholing climber after a big snow dump may fight shorter daylight hours.

L->R:

Lower level:

A. Curtain, WI4, 1p.
B. Full Recovery, WI2-3, 1-2p, 160'.
C. Mills' Lake Right, WI3-4, 1p, 60'.
D. Chimney, WI5, 1p, 25'.

Upper level:

A. All Mixed Up, WI3-4 PG-13 to R, 3-4p, 500'.
B. Curtains, WI4+ M4.
C. Pipe Organ, WI4+ M4-5, 1p.
D. Dazed & Confused, WI4+ M4-5, 2p.
E. Middle Finger of Dr. Wazz, WI5, 1p.

Getting There

Park at the Glacier Gorge Trailhead. Hike up the winter shortcut, just after the 2nd bridge going to the split for Loch Vale and Mills' Lake. Head left towards Mills' Lake. Wander up and left from Mills' Lake.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Thatchtop Mt (SE aspect)

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WI4- R
 112
All Mixed Up
Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
WI5
 3
The Middle Finger of Dr. Wazz
Trad, Ice, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
All Mixed Up
 112
WI4- R Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
The Middle Finger of Dr. Wazz
 3
WI5 Trad, Ice, Alpine
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