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Elevation: 8,100'
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Submitted By: blakeherrington on Dec 18, 2008
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Description 

This peak creates a formidable and interesting shape from the west side, but the eastern side is more broken up and shorter. The first ascent was mde by Fred Beckey and Robert Craig in June 1940, via the west side, a climb to the crest north of the peak, then up to the summit.

Getting There 

The obvious southern end of the granitic crest.

Climbing Season

For the North Cascades area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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South Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Washington : Northwest Region : ... : South Peak
South RidgeClimb either of two clean corners to the ridge crest, and then move right on chickenheads and good face features (5.7). The next pitch features a memorable traverse (5.8) across the gapping cannonhole, a feature which appeared sometime in the 1980s or 1990s. The final lead is a low fifth class.FA unknown, this route was climbed twice in the summer of 2006, the second party reported finding webbing on route....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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