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Close-up of the "dragonspine"...
Close-up of the "dragonspine" from the west side of the summit of Glacier Peak. Northwest ridge route comes up the snow slope and accesses the ridge at the bottom center.


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rpcGreat composition!


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Very imaginative composition.
Posted Aug 13, 2004 6:21 pm

Don NelsenRe: Great composition!

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Thank you for the compliment!

Best regards,

Posted Aug 13, 2004 6:24 pm


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Do you know if it is possible to traverse from eagle cap to glacier peak without leaving the ridge?
Posted Jan 23, 2006 9:56 pm

Don NelsenRe: Traversing

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It would be very difficult to closely follow and traverse the ridge on either side of the spires. The south side is loose broken rock and very steep. The north side (the snowy side - and it's permanent snow) is also very steep. It's a lot easier to simply drop down to the bowl and then climb back up on the other side. Of coarse, if one wanted the experience and adventure of climbing the seven spires along the way, what could be better!?

best regards,

Posted Jan 29, 2006 11:02 pm

HolkRe: Traversing


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Mr Clam has an excellent shot that shows the Northern traverse you'd have to make from Eagle Cap to Glacier Peak here: http://www.summitpost.org/view_object.php?object_id=282275&context_id=282357
Posted Nov 21, 2009 12:05 am

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