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Routes in Emerald Lake & vicinity

Astro Turf T M4-5
Butterfingers T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b M4
Coconut Bliss M4-5
Dairy Lite M4
No. 1 Gully M4
No. 2 Gully M3-4
Squid, The WI5-6 M6-7
Steeplechase T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a M4 Easy Snow
Tastee Freeze M4
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Type: Mixed, Alpine, 500 ft, 3 pitches
FA: B. Collett, D. Haller, March 2011
Page Views: 708 total · 8/month
Shared By: Ben Collett on Mar 12, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Suggest Change]

This climb is well-protected from the wind and makes for a nice, quick outing.

1) Climb up to the dihedral, then up the dihedral, belaying on the left just after it ends at a well-protected stance with good gear.

2) Step right and climb up the depression until it steepens up a bit after 130 feet or so. A belay can be arranged here.

3) Climb over the steep bit, head right a little bit, then head up towards a chimney below a large dead tree. Follow this chimney to the dead tree and the top of the buttress.

A nice descent is to head down the ridge towards the Dream Lake Chutes and then follow them down to Dream Lake.

Location [Suggest Change]

Start about 150 feet right of Tastee Freeze below an obvious, left-facing dihedral.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Standard rock rack.

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