Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: March 12, 2005
This climb involved a lot of scrambling through forested area. That means that as I was pushing forward, the trees were snagging my pack, my face, and my arms trying to hold me back. This climb is more a test of patience than endurance.
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