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East Buttress T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
East couloir Mod. Snow
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Type: Snow, Alpine, 2000 ft, Grade II
FA: unknown
Page Views: 113 total · 9/month
Shared By: c b on May 7, 2017
Admins: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Access limited from May to October every year Details

Description [Edit]

An enjoyable spring outing to the summit of Mt Irvine. Also likely the quickest, and most direct route to the summit.
About 2000' of moderate (30 degree) snow climbing up a prominent couloir. The top of the couloir deposits you very close to the summit. A short scramble along the ridge brings you to the summit

Location [Edit]

Take the Meysan lakes trail, head up to the right of the lake. The obvious couloir to the right of the buttress.

Protection [Edit]

Ice axe, crampons

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