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East Couloir T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
East Couloir Variation T 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
East Face Direct Couloir T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI2-3
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Type: Trad, Alpine, 2000 ft
FA: Dick Beach and Dave King, 1974
Page Views: 284 total · 13/month
Shared By: Joel Ryan on Apr 20, 2016
Admins: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The prominent East Couloir of Basin Mountain rises approximately 2,000 feet to a saddle, at which point a 4th class/low 5th class scramble to the Northwest will gain the summit.


Approach the col using an old jeep trail. You can't miss the col, it can be seen from the Buttermilks main area.


Roping up with a leader may give confidence to a climber inexperienced on snow. Bring a light rock rack if you are uncomfortable soloing low 5th class rock.