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Justification T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
West Shoulder T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
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Type: Trad, 300 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
FA: Preston Rhea 2/15/13
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Shared By: Preston Rhea on Feb 18, 2013
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description [Suggest Change]

Justification starts up a short couloir that runs halfway up the northwest face before traversing onto the west shoulder to the summit.

Start climbing the couloir up moderate snow past two chockstones to a small snowfield below a 20' of easy mixed climbing. The easy mixed will end in the largest snowfield and the end of the couloir. From here, traverse climber's right on an obvious ledge to a chimney. Climb the chimney until possible to traverse to climber's right again to easier terrain. Once out of the chimney, climb virtually straight up to the top.

Location [Suggest Change]

The route is obvious from the trailhead as in winter the couloir is the only place snow consistently collects.

After summitting, descend the south face.

Protection [Suggest Change]

The rock is typically of poor quality limestone/marble. Small cams to a #1, nuts, a couple pins. Snow pickets would work at the top of the first pitch.

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