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Evolution Traverse T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
North Face Steep Snow
Type: Snow, Alpine, 1500 ft
FA: 1930, Eichorn, Dawson, Olmstead
Page Views: 1,432 total · 11/month
Shared By: Sheets on Jul 10, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Mostly, the route is 45 degree snow. At the top of the couloir it ramps up to a bit less than 50 degrees and in later season turns into ice.


The route follows the couloir between the northeast ridge and the rib east of the Darwin glacier.


Perhaps an ice tool is needed in late summer and fall.


  Mod. Snow
  Mod. Snow
stars refer to fantastic quality of this as a ski descent. pretend you are jeremy nobis and let 'em fly! Jul 18, 2010
Dave Alden
Sacramento, CA
Dave Alden   Sacramento, CA
Any approach info? Nov 8, 2012
Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
Here for approach info. Dec 13, 2013
Michael Hauss
Seattle, Washington
Michael Hauss   Seattle, Washington
Aaron Richards and I climbed this face a few days ago. We followed the route shown in red. Steep Snow and 3 (70 meter) pitches of 5.8 rock
Jun 1, 2014
Aaron Slaven
Fresno, CA
Aaron Slaven   Fresno, CA
Ehh... Uploaded cause.
Jul 23, 2014

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