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jordansahlsDay Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006

jordansahls

Really fun route, Anyone in Washington who hasn't done this route need to get out there and do it!
Posted Jul 13, 2006 8:00 pm

jordansahlsDay Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006

jordansahls

What a great climb, I can't wait to get out there and do some of the other stuff!
Posted Jul 13, 2006 7:59 pm

Dennis PoulinWinter Expedition  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2006

Dennis Poulin

A great expedition with Alpine Ascents in winter conditions.
Posted Mar 30, 2006 2:41 am

aretewalkerEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2006
We set off on 2/19 at 7 am and after struggling with the knee-deep snow in the Eldorado Creek basin we camped at the 6200 ft saddle. We left the camp at 3:30 am and reached the summit at 7:30. Poor visibility/whiteout caught us on our descent through the Inspiration and Eldorado Glaciers. Luckily we returned to our camp and back to the Cascade River road (1 pm).
Posted Feb 23, 2006 12:07 am

setrentRoute Climbed: Eldorado Glacier/East Ridge Date Climbed: August, 2001  Sucess!
Climbed El Dorado as the final summit in a traverse from Boston Basin. The snow arete was neat and the views outstanding, but the trail down to the Cascade River Road was strenuous.
Posted Dec 23, 2005 1:07 am

diceyRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!
full moon!
Posted Sep 4, 2005 1:11 pm

blewis82Route Climbed: The East Ridge Date Climbed: August 11, 2005  Sucess!
Perfect weather, low clouds made for an amazing 360 degree view of the surrounding peaks.
Posted Aug 16, 2005 5:25 pm

DeeDeeRoute Climbed: Eldorado Glacier/ East Ridge Date Climbed: July 30, 2004  Sucess!

DeeDee

Day climb. Great peak, great weather.
Posted Jul 26, 2005 10:05 pm

derbillyRoute Climbed: Eldorado Glacier / East Ridge Date Climbed: June 25, 2005  Sucess!

derbilly

Got up to our camp spot at ~7600 on the rocks at 5PM. The weather was favorable, so we decided to summit that evening. Perfect light, above the clouds, amazing views all around.
Posted Jul 6, 2005 1:37 pm

Dan WinterRoute Climbed: Inspiration Glacier Date Climbed: 6/16/04-6/17/04  Sucess!

Dan Winter

Fog and clouds broke for a spectacular summit view. We could have scrambled the rocks all the way to the summit but decided to get back on the snow for the classic snow ridge.
Posted Mar 20, 2005 10:02 pm

Eric SandboRoute Climbed: West Arete Date Climbed: July 24, 1994  Sucess!

Eric Sandbo

Included an unplanned bivy 2/3 of the way up. Just dumb luck that our trip was Friday-Sunday, instead of Saturday-Monday. Our Saturday night bivy was one of the warmest & calmest I've seen in the Cascades. The next night the mountains were hit by major thunderstorms, starting forest fires that burned for months all over the range.
Posted Feb 25, 2005 3:55 am

cjmorelloRoute Climbed: EAST RIDGE Date Climbed: AUG 04  Sucess!

cjmorello

Climbed with party of 3.
Posted Feb 20, 2005 10:22 am

cascadeclimber1978Route Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: April 25, 2004  Sucess!

cascadeclimber1978

Great summit day. Lots of snow. East ridge was a little hairy with the knife edge and all, but no problems. One of my favorite summits. Will return to try a winter attempt.
Posted Nov 26, 2004 1:48 pm

jverschuylRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: 8-20-04  Sucess!

jverschuyl

Caught a beautiful day between smoke and an approaching storm. Great classic North Cascades views in every direction.
Posted Aug 27, 2004 1:19 pm

esugiRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: 8/21/04  Sucess!

esugi

Set off from car at 8:30am, packing light for one day ascent. Reached summit at 4pm. Nasty weather with no view (visibility about 40 feet). Rain coming down hard. All smiles though as we set off for home with no idea of the agonizing and excruciating descent that awaited us....



You'll have to read my trip report for details.

Posted Aug 25, 2004 12:48 am

lizard brainRoute Climbed: Inspiration Glacier Date Climbed: 8/9/04  Sucess!
Beautiful weather. Camped at 7500', just below the summit ridge. Great views from the camp. Even better views from the summit. That's one I'll do again. (Am I the only one that likes the boulder field?)
Posted Aug 10, 2004 11:36 am

jasonconnellRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: July 31st 2004

jasonconnell

Got turned around twice this Spring so it was nice to bag this beast finally.

Pictures
Posted Aug 2, 2004 5:54 pm

NormanRoute Climbed: Eldorado Glacier/East Ridge Date Climbed: 7-24-04  Sucess!

Norman

Fantastic climb with my good friend Nick.
Posted Jul 27, 2004 1:33 am

leftfieldRoute Climbed: ElDorado Glacier/East Ridge Date Climbed: July 2, 2004  Sucess!

leftfield

A classic. Steep, gnarly North Cascades approach complete with boulder field. Camped on snow at 5600'. Route in excellent shape (although a bit mushy in places). And that finish! Felt like real climbing. Roundtrip back to camp in 6 hours. One of the best. Surrounded by the North Cascades.
Posted Jul 3, 2004 11:38 pm

natebRoute Climbed: Eldorado Glacier/East Ridge Date Climbed: May 21, 2004  Sucess!
First trip to the North Cascades. Challenging hike in but the awesome views made it worth it. Beautiful summit morning, warmed quickly leading to serious postholing on the descent. I would do it again, even with the arduous approach.
Posted May 24, 2004 2:10 pm

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