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Type:  Trad, Ice, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800', Grade III
Original: WI4+ [details]
FA: Dan Cauthorn and Tim Wilson
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Submitted By: Nick Sweeney on Nov 22, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Cauthorn-Wilson is obvious in the center of the fa...


Climb snow or neve for roughly 400 feet to reach the crux ice pitch, which is sustained WI4 for a stretch before it slightly eases off to WI3+. From the top of the crux pitch, head for the summit in roughly four pitches.


East face of Cutthroat Peak. More information is in "Washington Pass Climbing" by Ian Nicholson.

NOTE: If anyone has some description to add, please add it in the comments (or use the 'improve this page' button) and one of us admins can redirect it here.

But do not copy directly out of the guidebook.


Screws, nuts, pitons, cams to 1"

Photos of Cauthorn-Wilson Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the first pitch
Looking down the first pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearly at the base of the first technical pitch
Nearly at the base of the first technical pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching the couloir before dawn
Approaching the couloir before dawn

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By Christian Spencer
From: North Bend, Wa
Apr 30, 2017

when is the best time to do this?

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