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ntboguszWalrus Glacier: Mountaineers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013
This mountaineer climb was led by Bill Ashby. Hit the White River TH around 9am. No Bugs to our surprise. The river was a very long, flat approach for which I wish I had brought comfy approach shoes. Boulder Pass had good snow camping, but we elected to camp in the basin closer to the glacier to avoid a scramble in the dark. No one else was on the short glacier route, but we elected for an alpine start. Beautiful conditions with perfect views of Glacier Peak. Pictures (some beta): http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogusz/sets/72157634650848595/
Posted Dec 15, 2013 2:23 pm

gimpilatorBoulder Creek / Walrus Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2013


We ascended the Boulder Creek / Shepherds Trail route and came down the Walrus Glacier route. The glacier was more broken up than we expected necessitating jumping several crevasses and climbing into and out of one of them. Bugs are bad in this area, beware.

Posted Jul 18, 2013 8:02 pm

bellinghamclimberFire Season!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2012


We climbed up Clark from the White River TH, but took the scramble route that bypasses the glacier section. The weather was great, but that whole area of the state is pretty socked in with smoke right now, and visibility wasn't great. The gully that you have to ascend/descend on the route isn't a whole lot of fun, but it goes pretty quickly.
Posted Sep 24, 2012 3:12 am

relicWest face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2012


During a longish solo trek over the Dakobeds, I ascended from the Napeequa, over the Pilz Glacier, eventually setting a camp south side of Luahna. Climbed Luanha and Clark out of that camp. Clark actually provided a half-pitch of class 4 on it's west face. Saw a zoo's worth of goats in area, including seeing them climbing on that class 4 rock.

Exited area straight down from Luahna to the Thunder Creek way trail. If anyone else ever tries that descent route, **stay west** when you get lower, use the burn to descend... center of basin becomes thick brush on steep cliffs, very difficult and dangerous.
Posted Aug 20, 2012 1:41 pm

Pantilatvia boulder creek  Sucess!


July 2009, great climb
Posted Aug 31, 2009 3:31 pm

YEMSE Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009


A beautiful area that's empty after you get off the rerouted PCT. Easy climbing and a lot of reward, even if the summit is cloudy like the 3 days I was there. Glad to see some snow still on the route.
Posted Aug 20, 2009 1:58 am

diceyRoute Climbed: Southeast Slope Date Climbed: October 9 2005  Sucess!
Fresh snow!!!!
Posted Oct 13, 2005 8:41 pm

iandotenRoute Climbed: Walrus Glacier Date Climbed: June 28 2003  Sucess!
A long (and buggy) approach but a great glacier climb.
Posted Oct 1, 2003 6:20 pm

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