Type: Trad, Mixed, Alpine, 4500 ft
FA: Joel Ryan
Page Views: 666 total · 15/month
Shared By: Joel Ryan on Apr 20, 2016
Admins: Chris Owen, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

From Horton Lakes Trailhead, follow the trail until the crossing at Horton Creek. Head north along the creek, bushwhacking until the entrance of the col can be seen. Head up the col until the start of the snow. Follow the most obvious line, and avoid the bowl on the right. The slope gradually steepens from 30 degrees to 65 degrees, before depositing you on a rock band (snowfall dependent) just below the summit. Climb through the rock band, being cautious of loose rock, until the summit is reached. Descend off the backside using the Horton Lakes trail.

Location

Approach from the Horton Lakes Trailhead

Protection

Solo it if you're comfortable on high angle snow and chossy mixed climbing, bring snow pickets, a rope, and a light rack if you aren't

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