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climberbenfun scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 1999

climberben

snow near the top made for interesting scrambling
Posted Feb 7, 2013 3:13 pm

snowbeast745Summited Via East Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012
Took the old road to the back country trail up to the ridge. Enjoyed a beautiful view of Palmer before following the ridge to the peak. Spent a few hours picking out the safest way to the summit. I have some rock climbing experience and my partner has mountaineering and ice climbing experience. We ended up taking a rather challenging route up. Definitely class 4. Lots of poor quality rock, loose rock, and scree on the way up.

Took about 5 hours to summit. Took the first gully down east of the summit. Lots and lots of loose scree. Was a little sketchy.

Took about 9 hours start to finish. Overall, a nice challenging hike with some amazing views. Very enjoyable.
Posted Jul 31, 2012 10:49 pm

LaronE ridge and South Face  Sucess!

Laron

I attempted the E Ridge, which I found to be very challenging. The route finding, rock climbing, and exposure all were too much for me. I turned around at a rock step, a corner system on the north side of the ridge. Doable but I decided to go back down because it was rather soggy.

A year later I climbed up the South Face gullies, which had a bit of Class 4 rock to gain the summit. Twas fun! Fantastic view from the summit.
Posted Jun 26, 2012 12:10 pm

chugach mtn boyE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 1986

chugach mtn boy

Climbed E Ridge, descended the South Gully (which was then quite different from what it is today). Photos on the main page were taken on an Aug. 2011 ascent.
Posted Oct 12, 2011 4:10 pm

Steve GruhnSouth Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006
Climbed with Greg Bragiel.
Posted Oct 12, 2011 3:29 pm

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