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April 16th, 2005 - The route traversing to Mt Nebo's North Summit. The snow in the "steep slopes" area is about 50o-60o

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maraudersroute info

marauders

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Great route info. Looks quite a bit more difficult to climb in the winter/spring with the steep angles and changing snow conditions.
Posted Apr 18, 2005 12:58 pm

PellucidWombatRe: route info

PellucidWombat

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After having done the full massif ridge traverse in the summer, I'd definitely say that it is much more difficult with snow! An excellent snow mountaineering route in the Wasatch (although I would like it if there were a better approach than Cedar Ridge).



IMO, the most difficult part of the traverse during either season is bypassing those steep slaps in this photo. The snow began turning to slush by 11am, so it was fortunate that we were heading back down by then!
Posted Apr 18, 2005 1:12 pm

tomigreat ridge

tomi

Voted 10/10

and great info.

Thanks
Posted Apr 18, 2005 1:44 pm

PellucidWombatRe: great ridge

PellucidWombat

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Happy to provide it. Hopefully this can get more people interested in the ridge, but also give them a better sense of how serious of a snow climb it really is!
Posted Apr 18, 2005 2:06 pm

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PellucidWombatSubmitted by PellucidWombat
on Apr 18, 2005 11:35 am

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