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SeracMacWelcoming winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2012


Great views and some fresh show
Posted Oct 27, 2012 1:17 pm

Josh LewisWinter has Arrived  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2012

Josh Lewis

I decided to come back for this peak which had a nice fresh dusting of snow. Near the summit was about a foot or so of snow. Great day out!
Posted Oct 22, 2012 8:28 pm

Matt LemkeAasgard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2012

Matt Lemke

Hiked up this peak under a fresh layer of fall snow. It was beautiful
Posted Oct 22, 2012 1:29 pm

Vitaliy M.Backbone ridge  Sucess!

Vitaliy M.

Fun climb. Leading the chimney/OW without a #6 sucked. Beautiful view of Colchuck lake though.
Posted Aug 28, 2012 12:58 pm

Mike LewisAsgard pass sucks without snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2012

Mike Lewis

Pretty Pinnacles Goats and Painfully Rocky Slopes
Posted Aug 13, 2012 7:23 pm

EastKingVia Aasgard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2012


LONG DAY!!! Decent glissade from the ridge to the pass. Great views! First Bulger in a long while. Hopefully the next break between Bulgers will be much shorter.
Posted Aug 10, 2012 8:34 pm

willbofrom Aasgard Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2010


From the parking lot to the summit and back again. long day. Great peak!
Posted May 14, 2012 3:13 pm

lutty11Triple C   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2011


Bailed on the three C's due to warm weather and rock fall, ended up climbing east ridge. Was spectacular being on the the summit at sunrise (w/ gcap & vertigo soul).
Posted Dec 28, 2011 10:20 pm

relicDuring a ski trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 1, 2007


Date is a wild guess. Climbed it via easy side while hanging out in Enchantment Basin for several days, skiing all over and climbing easier stuff.
Posted Sep 18, 2011 12:33 pm

mcphermaGorgeous day.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2011


Took the west route and was surprised at how much more work it is to get to the summit from Pandora's Box. Great views of the lakes make it all worth it.
Posted Sep 7, 2011 2:17 am

andretTriple Couloirs !  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2011


Posted Aug 13, 2011 7:26 pm

SKISerpentine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2011


Lots of rock climbing on tht day!
Posted Aug 5, 2011 12:51 am

Vertigo soulOriginal plan was Triple Couloirs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2011

Vertigo soul

As gcap said - aborted attempt on "Triple Coo" due to rock fall danger and questionable snow conditions. Probably just a bit too late in the season, but we thought the big winter might have allowed us to squeeze it in. Just weren't sure what condition the runnels would be in so played it safe and slogged up to Aasgard Pass. Amazing views!
Posted Jun 30, 2011 12:53 pm

gcaptriple couloir attempt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2011


bailed on the tripple due to warm temps, climbed east ridge instead. beautiful day and location. with lutty and vertigo soul
Posted Jun 26, 2011 10:08 pm

Josh LewisImpressive Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2011

Josh Lewis

I gotta say this peak was pretty fun!
Posted Jun 19, 2011 5:45 pm

gimpilatorColchuck, Dragontail, Little Annapurna, Enchantment  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2011


Posted Jun 14, 2011 1:45 am

RedwicEnchantment Slam!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2011


In a two-day span with great weather and great snow conditions, Gimpilator, Josh Lewis, and I summited Colchuck Peak, then Dragontail Peak, then Little Annapurna, and finally Enchantment Peak. Over 10000' of cumulative elevation gain!

We traversed from Colchuck Peak to Dragontail Peak on the first day. We got very lucky with conditions during that traverse. Above the SW Couloir of Dragontail Peak, we had to downclimb the steepest snow slope any of us had ever done. If the snow had been icier or powdery, considering we had no rope, it could have been treacherous. We lucked-out, and got through OK. Great views from the summit!
Posted Jun 13, 2011 2:00 am

RetroGearNorth Face w/ Fin finish  Sucess!


Camped at Colchuck Lake and up the north face route. Finished with a couple pitches on the Fin.
Posted Apr 13, 2011 1:16 am

ExcitableBoyVarious routes  Sucess!


Direct North Face in winter (much harder than TC), Triple Couloirs, Serpentine Arete.
Posted Dec 27, 2010 10:57 am

MachSixGreat Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2010


Humped the ski gear up to Colechuck lake, strapped on the gear and skied across the lake and up Asgard Pass. Very prevalent avy debris in Asgard. Set up camp next to one of the frozen lakes and hunkered down for the night (very cold and windy).
Woke up to a beautiful morning! Strapped on the skis again and ascended the face to the summit. The ski down that face was one of the best runs I've had all season. Perfect corn.
Posted Aug 2, 2010 5:58 pm

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