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Icing Peak - North Ridge WI2-3 Steep Snow
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Type: Ice, Snow, 5000 ft, Grade IV
FA: Evan Phillips / Carl Oswald (May 1999)
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Shared By: evanphillipsak on Oct 6, 2015
Admins: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer

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Ski 10-15 miles back Matanuska Glacier. Take right fork (Icing Glacier) and ski another 10-15 miles. Camp at around 5,000' on the Icing Glacier. The route climbs a perfectly symmetrical knife edge ridge for the first 1,500'. The crux breaks thru a hanging serac/ buldge. The final 2,500' is steep snow and ice climbing up to 70 degrees


Snow Pickets, Ice screws



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