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Has Thor Peak ever been free climbed?


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Nick Thomas · · Fargo, ND · Joined Nov 2016 · Points: 35

Up its famous 4000' overhung face that is?  Seems like it'd be an amazing place to try to put up a line, although it is pretty remote.

FrankPS · · Atascadero, CA · Joined Nov 2009 · Points: 275

There is a Thor Peak by My. Whitney. Where is the Thor Peak you are asking about?

Brian James · · Appleton, WI · Joined Jun 2012 · Points: 100

This mountain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Thor. According to the wiki page yes. Edit: only aid routes so far.

FrankPS · · Atascadero, CA · Joined Nov 2009 · Points: 275

Impressive!

Brian Prince · · morro bay, ca · Joined Mar 2010 · Points: 2,143

Negative. 2010 route went up northwest face. Synnott also notes that the west face proper is more like 3200'. Pretty weak :) 

And the remote part hasn't stopped folks from free climbing in that valley. And Thor itself has 4 or 5 aid routes on the face

David Kerkeslager · · New Paltz, NY · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 128

Wow, that's an incredible piece of rock. And here I was thinking El Capitan was the biggest face like that in the world.

Nick Thomas · · Fargo, ND · Joined Nov 2016 · Points: 35
David Kerkeslager wrote:

Wow, that's an incredible piece of rock. And here I was thinking El Capitan was the biggest face like that in the world.

Yeah, it'd be cool to see Tommy or someone get out there and try to put up a route up the dead center of it.

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