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jtostenrRoute Climbed: South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006


We decided to climb the South Ridge in 1 pitch to speed things up. With a 60m rope, this required the belayer to break down the anchor and climb up 5-10 feet so that I could get on top and belay him up. Not a big deal, since it's only 3rd/4th class at that point. We did a double rope rap back down and a single rap into the gully. Afterwards, we scrambled up the South Peak.
Posted Oct 2, 2006 7:42 pm

cluckSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006


Very enjoyable and casual climb. Soloed the first 2 "pitches" to the bottom of the face. Then fun crack climbing to the bolts and an easier pitch to top out. A double-60-meter-rope rappel barely got us to the ledge below the face with inches to spare. Then belayed downclimbing seemed the best way to finish the descent.
Posted Sep 5, 2006 8:17 pm

paclimberxSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2006


Great hike and climb.
Posted Aug 16, 2006 5:01 am

Seth MaciejowskiSouth ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2006

Seth Maciejowski

A very nice climb. We took it fast and light simulclimbing in sneakers to the summit block. Beware of the greasy holds! We were surprised by them! Downsloping and slick. Hard in the approach shoes. A good relaxing day after mt. stuart.
Posted Jul 31, 2006 2:50 pm

gatoSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2006


Wow! Talk about stellar rock. Incredibly fun route to great views. A nice rest day after Stuart.
Posted Jul 21, 2006 10:39 pm

b.South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2006


Great follow up to our climb of Stuarts North Ridge. A really fun climb. The crowd was easy to deal with due to the casual nature of the route.
Posted Jul 18, 2006 3:30 am

Tom FralichSee Below  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2006

Tom Fralich

East Ridge (II 5.7) -- June 5, 2006 -- Climbed with my brother during a one week visit to Seattle. There was A LOT of snow...consistent cover starting from about 5,000 ft...which made the approach fairly tiring. Also a bit confusing, since I'd never been up there before, so we ended up on the ridge to the right of Ingalls Pass a bit too soon. Once on the route, the climbing was really straightforward. A bit loose getting up to the notch on the east ridge but then generally solid from there to the summit. I don't think there was any 5.7 climbing on this route.

South Ridge (II 5.4) -- June 16, 2009 -- Considerably less snow this time around, but we still managed to take the wrong trail due to terrible directions in the guidebook. Got it right on the second try and made it to the summit in 3.5 hours from the car. The rock on this route is really interesting and the climbing is excellent. This is a far better route than the East Ridge. Done with Bill Ayers as a short day in the mountains before his flight home to NYC.
Posted Jun 6, 2006 4:57 pm

Snidely WhiplashRoute Climbed: Southwest Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 1984

Snidely Whiplash

A moderate (class 4) climb on a very fun peak. A great first rock climb for the novice.
Posted Feb 23, 2006 5:06 pm

diceyRoute Climbed: south ridge Date Climbed: August 2000  Sucess!
Posted Sep 4, 2005 1:22 pm

Dan WinterRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: 7/5/03  Sucess!

Dan Winter

Leading the crack pitch was interesting in my big clunky hiking boots. I was glad that the route just ate up pro!
Posted Mar 25, 2005 2:30 am

SummitQueenRoute Climbed: South Ridge Route Date Climbed: June 2004


First rock climb on that slick type of rock. Fun hiking into the climb. Weather was great, the view of Mt. Stuart was fascinating. Lake was still frozen over. Waterfalls and little rivers were beautiful. The actual route was challenging (for me, a beginner). Went up a couple pitches, took a snack break, and decide to go down. I'll go back there someday soon and complete that, I gurantee. :)
Posted Nov 25, 2004 2:50 pm

leejamsRoute Climbed: South slab rte, North peak Date Climbed: October 3, 2004  Sucess!


Probably one of the best weekends to climb this rte. Bluebird sky's, moderate temps, larch has turned golden and only a party of 2 on the rte itself. JACKPOT!

Small rack with slings, couple medium cams, and red tricam seemed to fit well and was all that was needed. Single 60 meter rope.
Posted Oct 4, 2004 5:24 pm

tloganRoute Climbed: South Ridge and South Peak Date Climbed: September 1 2004


Decided to grab both peaks in the small weather window provided... had a whiteout on the summit of the south peak which was intense but a whole lot of fun... enjoyed the area alot... the Cascades are truly incredible and have made a believer out of me!
Posted Sep 3, 2004 9:18 pm

Gail JRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: July 14, 2004  Sucess!

Gail J

A beautiful alpine area and an enjoyable day trip.
Posted Aug 15, 2004 12:25 pm

Johnhl94563Route Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: July 14, 2004  Sucess!


Definately a lot of work for a short easy climb, but a great experience.
Posted Aug 7, 2004 3:58 pm

jasonconnellRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: July 17th 2004  Sucess!


Fun Climb - Great views of Stuart

Pictures Here
Posted Aug 2, 2004 5:59 pm

jtschanzRoute Climbed: East Ridge & South Ridge Date Climbed: July 14, 2004  Sucess!


Took a day off from work and climbed on a beautiful day with David Harris. We initially tried to find a route up the East peak but were turned around by too much loose rock. The East Ridge climb was easy but fun - we did it in two pitches (one long simulclimbed pitch and a short one to the summit). After rapping down we quickly climbed the South Ridge before heading back to the lake, picking up our packs and cruising back to Portland.
Posted Jul 16, 2004 12:36 pm

hkutukRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: June 5, 2004  Sucess!


The bad weather streak for jtschanz and I continued on this climb too. The trail was under snow well below Ingalls pass, and low clouds were blocking the view. Once we got to the saddle between the North and South peaks wasn't sure if it was a wise thing to climb in such bad conditions. But then we decided to go for it and made a very speedy ascent to avoid more weather. A six person Seattle Mountaineers team kindly let us pass them. On the way down breaks in the clouds allowed us to see what we had just climbed. Very cool place after all.
Posted Jun 7, 2004 12:22 pm

jtschanzRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: June 5, 2004  Sucess!


Climbed in a mix of snow/rain/wind. Approached in the fog, waited a bit for the freezing rain to stop, then decided to give it a try. Luckily the climbing was easy and we eventually made it to the summit where we spent a total of 20 seconds in the wind before deciding to get down as fast as possible. We did 4 single rope rappels to get back to the ground. Fun climb that would have been even more enjoyable in the sun!
Posted Jun 7, 2004 11:59 am

skookRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: July 1998  Sucess!


Good beginner route. Make sure to have two ropes for the repel.
Posted Apr 12, 2004 9:33 pm

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