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dkangasMost of East Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2012
Gained the ridge via a narrow couloir to the far climber's left as one looks at Round Top. There was a good amount of snow on the ridge and west side, which was much better going than over the usual talus. We climbed the ridge until the exposed, knife-edge traverse, about 3/4 of the way along. The unbelievably crappy rock had lots of breakable rime ice on it. Combine that with the 50 mph winds, and we opted to detour around the crux. That meant downclimbing about 300 feet and crossing several annoying spines until we landed in a gully that looked like a promising way to regain the ridge. Up we went, topping out a few notches below the summit. We downclimbed the left variation of the Crescent Moon couloir to head back to Carson Pass.
Posted Apr 12, 2012 12:17 am

Vitaliy M.fun
Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2011

Vitaliy M.

jan 8 with all
Posted Jun 19, 2011 2:29 pm

Shane RathbunFun winter climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2011

Shane Rathbun

First successful climb of 2011, climbed with a gang of great people. Tagged the Elephant's Back enroute.
Posted Jan 10, 2011 12:29 pm

SKICool but Chossy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2011

SKI

Climbed with one with the Bay and Redding Crew. Skied down from the west after completing the traverse starting from Elephants Back.
Posted Jan 10, 2011 7:32 am

kovarpaTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2010

kovarpa

in AT boots and skis on the back. ER took about 2.5 hours. Then traversed West Ridge and skied back to Carson pass - which was the best part of the day. This route (especially the first half) is a definition of "loose". The second half was pretty fun.
Posted Apr 19, 2010 5:13 pm

Desert_SolitaireEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006

Desert_Solitaire

The talus was annoying...but still a fun ridge traverse...
Posted Oct 30, 2006 4:01 am

SamanthaEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2006

Samantha

Stay high! This would be better climbed in winter.
Posted Aug 29, 2006 12:03 am

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