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North Face 

Type:  Alpine, 1500'
Original: Steep Snow [details]
FA: 1930, Eichorn, Dawson, Olmstead
Season: Any
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Submitted By: Sheets on Jul 10, 2007

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Handsome Mt. Darwin in early May 2017.


Mostly, the route is 45 degree snow. At the top of the couloir it ramps up to a bit less than 50 degrees and in later season turns into ice.


The route follows the couloir between the northeast ridge and the rib east of the Darwin glacier.


Perhaps an ice tool is needed in late summer and fall.

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Rock Climbing Photo: MP says 45-50 degrees, but I don't think it was th...
MP says 45-50 degrees, but I don't think it was th...
Rock Climbing Photo: North Face of Darwin by Kris Gorny
North Face of Darwin by Kris Gorny

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By 213blc
Jul 18, 2010
rating: Mod. Snow

stars refer to fantastic quality of this as a ski descent. pretend you are jeremy nobis and let 'em fly!
By Dave Alden
From: San Diego, CA
Nov 8, 2012

Any approach info?
By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Dec 13, 2013

Here for approach info.
By Michael Hauss
From: Seattle, Washington
Jun 1, 2014

Aaron Richards and I climbed this face a few days ago. We followed the route shown in red. Steep Snow and 3 (70 meter) pitches of 5.8 rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Variation on the route - May 2014
Variation on the route - May 2014
By Aaron Slaven
From: Fresno, CA
Jul 23, 2014

Ehh... Uploaded cause.
Rock Climbing Photo: North face Mt Darwin
North face Mt Darwin

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