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Routes in Amphitheatre Mountain

Middle Finger Buttress - Left Side T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Middle Finger Buttress - Right Side T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
North Ridge T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Type: Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, Grade II
FA: 08/29/1973
Page Views: 277 total, 6/month
Shared By: applewood on Jun 12, 2014
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Description

North Ridge 5.5 * (5-7 pitches)
From Cathedral Pass scramble up to where it's possible to rope up. Climb the steepest sections of the blunt N Ridge through several steps (short steep gully notches between). Route finding is sometimes a challenge, and there are sections with loose boulders, but several of the pitches have up to 5.5 climbing and it's a fun way to the broad summit plateau of Amphitheatre.

Location

From Cathedral pass climb the ridge to the South. Walk off descent to the SW (long walk around Amphitheatre back to Upper Cathedral Lake. Or descend via a small col SW of the N Ridge (3rd class gully down the north slope).

Protection

A light rack of nuts and long slings

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