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alpine climber3rd time - north ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2010

alpine climber

Great exposure peak for the Bitterroots. Bring a rope if you're not confident making moves with exposure. I'm thinking a winter ascent might be worth the time...anyone interested?
Posted Oct 8, 2010 3:10 pm

DBachenSE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

DBachen

Second times the charm, summited via the SE ridge in 13 hours car to car, long day. Still winter up there so the aproach from the lake was mostly a snow climb, ridge started as an exposed hike and soon became solid 4th and 5th class climbing. weather was less than perfect so also got to climb in the clouds. would highly recommend this route.
Posted Nov 8, 2008 4:38 pm

edevartSoutheast Ridge from Wyant Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2007

edevart

Climbed the Southeast Ridge from Wyant Lake solo. Basically I hiked up the talus chute south of Wyant to the ridge, then along the ridge to near the summit. Blocked by sketchy class 4 along the ridge so I traversed west across the south face of Canyon Peak to the Southwest ridge and then summited from there. The downclimb was pretty sketchy without protection.
Posted Jul 24, 2007 3:29 pm

aintlifegrandS. Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2004

aintlifegrand

After 3 failed winter attempts on N. Ridge, we cheated and did S. ridge in summer. Near the top there is an awesome 'boardwalk' with incredible exposure. A very memorable bitterroot climb
Posted Mar 23, 2007 6:09 pm

alpine climberwest face/north ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

alpine climber

Ben and I hit up this fun peak once again. Started climbing on the west face and ended up doing some traverses that brought us close to the north ridge. Saw 3 other people summit that day, kinda odd. Fun rap down the middle of the west face and then a hike out via High Lake.
Posted Aug 21, 2006 7:34 pm

Michael HoytNorth Ridge Route
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2006

Michael Hoyt

My brother and I made a good "no equipment" attempt at this peak, relying mostly on Ben Johnnson's descriptions. Unfortunately our route finding abilities must not be as good as Ben's and we had to bail out a few hundred feet from the summit.

We took a detour on our return to recon a south ridge attempt on a later date. From what we could see it looked doable, but I would appreciate input from other area climbers.
Posted Aug 19, 2006 11:56 pm

alpine climbernorth ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2005

alpine climber

From what I remember it was a great day to finally bag this peak. I think it took about 10 hours from car to peak to camp so this is doable in a day...yeah, hoping to try the east or west face sometime.
Posted Jun 27, 2006 1:55 am

benjohnsonRoute Climbed: north ridge/east face Date Climbed: 7/23/05  Sucess!

benjohnson

Incredible view from the top. Beautiful exposed ridge right near the summit, dropping a thousand feet on either side of a five foot walkway.
Posted Feb 10, 2006 1:06 am

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