Route Climbed: Eastern Ridge Date Climbed: Sept 22nd 2004
The first day of autumn 2004 was supposed to bring the first autumn storms. It was windy, but always sunny. Though we had lots of clouds, they spared us. Great day with great views. The summit turned out to be much harder than we thought.
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