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Routes in 'S6' Pk 13,441

Celestial Lotion
Type: Alpine, 700 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II
FA: unknown
Page Views: 178 total, 11/month
Shared By: Stiles on Aug 10, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Celestial Lotion goes up the East couloir on North face. 30 degree alpine ice/snow from rolling moraines at the bottom of the face and steepens to 60 degrees right at the top. It goes from wide to narrow, gets early sun, and is bounded by rotten rock walls. Trust only ice/snow pro. Beware of rockfall. This couloir tops out below summit on the East ridge. There is a short, easy scramble to the summit.

Location

From Blue Lakes Trailhead, hike your person and all your gear up the trail and cross the creek at aboot the two mile point. Once across the water hazard (don't get wet!), turn right into the shrubery and ascend with easy bushwhacking up climber's left side of the creek another mile-and-a-half or so to the north face. The route is looker's left (East).

Descend the same way, or go somewhere else.

Protection

There is no rock pro. Bring a helmet, iceaxe, and crampons.

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