Type: Trad, Ice, Alpine, 1200 ft, 10 pitches, Grade III
FA: Todd Swain & Tad Welch 01-1984
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Shared By: Gunkswest on Nov 5, 2012
Admins: Tony Yeary

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Access Issue: Local tribes generally don&@POUND@39@SEMICOLON@t want outsiders or climbers Details


The route climbs a prominent icy chimney that is similar to, but harder than, the crux of the Black Dike on Cannon Cliff in New Hampshire. Above the chimney, continue on easier ground up toward the huge overhang. Skirt the right side of the spectacular overhang that is festooned with giant icicles that hang in space. Easier climbing leads a snow ridge, which can be followed up and right (east) to the summit (18,158 feet).


In the left center of the south face at about 2/3 height is a huge overhang with icicles dripping from it. This route starts roughly below the right edge of the huge overhang.


Carry an alpine rack.


Do you have pictures? Jun 23, 2015
Anyone got any beta for the approach..... Jul 12, 2016