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Direct East Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Easy Snow
Juliet Mod. Snow
North Ridge T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
Northwest Slopes 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Mod. Snow
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Type: Snow, Alpine, 800 ft, Grade II
FA: unknown
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Shared By: James Beissel on Jun 8, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

The Northwest Slopes route up Mount Neva follows snow and talus up the northwest face. Depending on conditions this route may be 100% snow covered, or involve sections of talus and third class scrambling. It should be easy to assess conditions on the approach. When conditions are good this is also an excellent descent route from the Neva summit.

Location

From the Fourth of July trailhead, hike to Arapaho Pass and then hike around the southeast side of Lake Dorothy. The large north facing cirque of Mt. Neva that contains this route (as well as the Juliet couloir) will be obvious. This climb is the leftmost line, approximately 400ft east (climbers left) of Juliet.

Protection

If you desire to rope up bring pickets, long slings, and maybe a light rock rack, depending on conditions.

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