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 1. South East Slope

Page Type: Route

Location: Washington, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 47.59130°N / 123.2949°W

Object Title: 1. South East Slope

Route Type: Basic scree and snow scramble

Time Required: A long day

Difficulty: 2-3 I

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Page By: Tweezer

Created/Edited: Nov 18, 2003 / Dec 16, 2003

Object ID: 159402

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Approach


Follow the appraoch as listed on the front of the page. Begins at putvin trail.

Route Description


Follow the Putvin trail until you come to a flat open alpine meadow. Follow the trail to the right an above the second headwall where Lake of the Angeles is reached (4800ft). From there continue southwesterly on the rocky arm of North Skokomish. A saddle is soon reached at the top of the Shoulder (5700ft). Descend about 150ft and then continue to ascend the scree or snow on the Southeast side. To the southwest traverse the exposed rock up to the south summit. 2 hours from L.O.A and 6 hours from Hamma Hamma River road to summit.

Essential Gear


Ten essentials of coarse.
Ice Axe.
Crampons early in season.
Bring a HELMET. The mountains has a lot of lose, rotten rock.
Poles can be helpful when going up the steep putvin trail.


Miscellaneous Info


Skokomish can be done in a long day. However it is a very nice 2 day climb.

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