Saber Ridge traverse, south to north
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Routes in Saber Ridge
|Saber Ridge traverse, south to north T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 20 pitches, Grade III|
|FA:||Scott Thelen (2008)|
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|Shared By:||fossana on Jul 16, 2013|
|Admins:||M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
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DescriptionBeing a ridge traverse there are many ways to go on some sections. Choose you own adventure. I found the most sustained part to be surmounting the first headwall.
In relation to something like Matthes, it's longer, more sustained and more exposed.
Start as far down the lower angled slabs as you wish.
Scramble off to the west until you can drop down onto the talus field that puts you west of the Prism. There is also a trail descent down Elizabeth Pass, but it's longer. For this you'll have to head NE down the slabs and cross-country to the Elizabeth Pass trail.