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Shuksan- North West

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White Salmon Glacier 

Shuksan- North West Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: North West aspects of Shuksan from Nooksack River....

Description 

The north/west side contains a number of routes including the Price Glacier, North Face, White Salmon.

Getting There 

Approach from Nooksack River or White Salmon Lodge

Climbing Season

For the North Cascades area.

Weather station 13.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Shuksan- North West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shuksan- North West:
White Salmon Glacier        Alpine, 5500'   
North Face        Alpine, 5500'   
Fisher Chimneys   4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b     Trad, Alpine, 4000'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Shuksan- North West

Featured Route For Shuksan- North West
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down from the top of the Chimney. You can ...

Fisher Chimneys 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  WA : Northwest Region : ... : Shuksan- North West
Fred Becky calls this a "tortuous" route. It weaves through a steep and exposed chimney system on the Shuksan Arm, briefly touches the top of White Salmon Glacier, up a steep snow slope, across the dramatic Upper Curtis Glacier, up a second steep step to the Sulphide Glacier and finishes at the 3/4th class summit pyramid. This route has a lot going on and requires a variety of skills, but the route finding is easier than it seems. The dramatic views change as you ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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