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JasonCampRoute Climbed: Deming - Coleman Date Climbed: Sept 1999  Sucess!


Did it as a party of three from the car to car in a big day. A pleasant climb with a couple of people who had never been up a mountain with snow before! They did a great job for their first time around. Wow was there a huge snowpack on top!
Posted Nov 29, 2002 11:58 am

asmrzRoute Climbed: Coleman Glacier headwall Date Climbed: September 1984  Sucess!


The late Bob Harvey and I climbed the beautiful Coleman Glacier via it's Headwall in the fall of 1984. This was another of the unforgetable NW volcano climbs. Great trip!
Posted Nov 16, 2002 6:58 pm

ClimbLerRoute Climbed: Easton Glacier, South Face direct Date Climbed: 9/05/02  Sucess!
Spent six days on the mountain, some horrible weather during the first leg of the tri p. clearing skies and light winds on our summit day. beautiful conditions leaving camp at 4 am. very nice crevasses leading up to the Roman Wall. two rope teams, one lost water bottle into a crevasse. we managed to pass every other team on the mountain that morning, summiting in light clouds and fifteen mph winds. nice view to the east of Shuksan that lasted about a minute. Good climb, not very difficult and very asthetically pleasing, a beautiful mountain. Can't wait to try it in the winter with a snowboard.
Posted Nov 8, 2002 1:53 pm

Ascending PathRoute Climbed: Easton, North Ridge, Date Climbed: 97,00,01,02  Sucess!

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Drop us a line for info.

Posted Oct 31, 2002 2:18 pm

cjrobinsonRoute Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: AUGUST 30, 2002  Sucess!


I climbed with Alpine Ascents International, as part of their 6 Day Mountaineering Course.

Our Guides were Todd and Winslow Passey, and this husband and wife guiding team REALLY know what they are doing! They are nice folks, excellent teachers, and I highly recommend them to any, and all!
Posted Oct 29, 2002 6:01 pm

Distel32Route Climbed: Colemane-Deming Glacier Date Climbed: Sept. 28, 2002  Sucess!
Climbed with Steve Rankin. Started at trailhead at 4:30am, summited at 11:45am. Glacier in good shape, some route finding. Beautiful day to climb. Made it back to trailhead at 4pm, a nice 11.5 hour day. More satisfying to do the whole mountain in one day rather than camp at bottom of or on glacier.
Posted Oct 27, 2002 6:22 pm

cjwhatRoute Climbed: Coleman Glacier Date Climbed: August 20, 1988  Sucess!


Opted for Coleman-Deming route due to low viz. Climbed with Randall Cooner and Marco Johnson.
Posted Oct 18, 2002 9:00 am

nitebikerRoute Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: August 30 2002  Sucess!
Straight-forward with little route-finding. Conditions on the day were good although the night before looked ominous. Camped at 6500feet on Railroad Grade. Summit took 4 hours, 7 hours round trip.
Posted Sep 20, 2002 4:12 pm

jasonconnellRoute Climbed: Easton and Coleman Date Climbed: March 98 and Summer 99  Sucess!


My friend Nick and I snowshoed all the way to the Summit in March 98. 3 days round trip.

We went back in 99 with girlfriends and did a variation of the Coleman.

Back again with a group of Starbucks Mountaineers.

Did the Coleman Car to Summit in 7.5 hours, great climb/conditions/weather

Posted Sep 10, 2002 10:29 am

sshankleRoute Climbed: Coleman/Deming Date Climbed: 9/1/2002  Sucess!


Late season ascent. Camped on ridge below the lower Lincoln Peak. Good site. Coleman was pretty broken up. Had lousy weatehr until 4:30 AM, departed camp then. Upper demming below the Roman Wall was bullet proof 30-40 degree ice (softer on the right side, we used this path for descent). Last 40 vertical feet was up to 50-55 degrees of hard ice. Fun stuff. Made summit plateau at 11:00.

My first time breaking through a snowbridge on descent. Climbed out. SCARY!!!

9/1/02 it was Grade II - AI 2
Posted Sep 6, 2002 8:13 am

miztflipRoute Climbed: Coleman-Deming Date Climbed: August 13, 2002  Sucess!


My wife's second Volcano and a great day for a summit. We were one of three teams on the entire mountain which was great. The route was very straight forward with very little route finding. All bridges were still in great shape. Saw some guys ski from the summit in just over 12 minutes.....made me jealous.

The flys ate us alive on the approach hike which seemed twice as long coming out.
Posted Aug 20, 2002 8:02 pm

Rich ParkRoute Climbed: Coleman/Denning Date Climbed: June 4 2002  Sucess!
Took the AAI six day cascade course. we had perfect

weather the for our entire stay. the descent from the

summit was kind of a PITA because the snow was

soft we were postholing up to our knees.
Posted Aug 8, 2002 2:48 am

jentzchjRoute Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: August 3, 2002  Sucess!
Matt and I went car to car in just over 12 hours. Weather was cool, cloudy and snow conditions were ideal. Easton Glacier is opening up with crevasses but all snow bridges were in good shape. Routefinding would be tricky on this route in the event of a whiteout. Chris
Posted Aug 5, 2002 9:17 am

krishnaRoute Climbed: Coleman - Upper Deming Date Climbed: June 1, 2002  Sucess!
We did it in a single push. If you are the type that learns from others' mistakes, then either do it in 2 days so you can summit before 9 AM, or carry skis so you can ski down in the soft afternoon snow.
Posted Aug 2, 2002 2:37 pm

Joe HanssenRoute Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: Summer '95  Sucess!

Joe Hanssen

Perfect climbing conditions, clear skies, cold temps and zero wind. The Headwall was exciting, but crowded with about four other rope teams. We brought a frizbee to the top, running for the strays was not easy.

Returned in December '97 for an attempt of Thunder Glacier to Coleman and up the Headwall, but large avalanches off of Colfax Peak turned us back.
Posted Jul 29, 2002 9:09 am

William MarlerRoute Climbed: Eastern side (Glacier south of the Easton) Date Climbed: July 22, 2002  Sucess!

William Marler

Excellent day. Climbed a route less travelled south of the Easton Glacier. Amazing weather. Unfortunately very hazy due to the fires in California and elsewhere. 4 hours from the base of the glacier and 1.5 hours down to camp. Good snow conditions. Spent 4 days on the glacier practicing cravasse rescue at various points. This was my first time in the area and I will be back. Cheers William Marler
Posted Jul 25, 2002 7:21 am

BicRungeeRoute Climbed: Easton & Coleman-Deming Date Climbed: Aug, 1995 & Sept, 1999  Sucess!
Climbed Easton with Noonan & Cenk. Coleman-Deming was excellent climb with Noonan & Adamcyk. Spent night at col, saw northern lights, then summited at dawn. Headwall above cleaver was cool.
Posted Jul 10, 2002 4:14 pm

VinnyRoute Climbed: Coleman Deming Date Climbed: mid June 1999  Sucess!


A great introductory climb for some of my good friends.

Classic volcano climbing.

Incredible winds and great views!
Posted Jun 26, 2002 5:46 am

scot'teryxRoute Climbed: Coleman/Deming Date Climbed: June 23, 2002  Sucess!


Left TH on Saturday morning and reached camp pretty quickly as it is only about 3 miles. Lower part of coleman is strating to break up, with small breaks that are revealing larger crevasses.

Left camp (7200') @ 3am and reached the saddle (9000') around 445am. Up until that point the weather was fine, but the Lenticular we saw the night before was a good warning to what was coming. Low visibility plagued us all the way to the summit, with 2 small 1 minute windows that let us see the Roman Wall to our left as we ascended the route to the summit. With 3 rope teams of 4 we were able to safely wand the route. Many teams turned around on the Coleman side, but we saw many from the Easton side reach the summit the same time we did. No views at all from the summit, with only a few 30 second sunbreaks. Reached the summit at 720am. Left 15 minutes later and reached the saddle quite quickly only to find better visibility. Once we got lower on the Coleman Glacier, the summit opened up quite a bit - so many others must have had a better summit view thatn we did.
Posted Jun 24, 2002 7:54 pm

Peak FreakRoute Climbed: Coleman - Upper Deming Date Climbed: June1, 2002  Sucess!

Peak Freak

Very different conditions from my first attempt in Aug 2001. This time, snow covered the entire Heliotrope Ridge trail to the base of the glacier, whereas in August we were hiking up to camp on dirt. Despite the fact that we had to park a couple of miles from the trailhead, the hike in was substantially easier! (being fitter didn't hurt) Unlike last time, we really lucked out on the weather. I led, and found route finding easy and the terrain spectacular. Wish I had taken more photos of the crevasses on the way up. The snow was really hard on that last steep bit by the Roman Wall. Not technically demanding, but a bit of a grunt (was feeling the lack of sleep, & perhaps the altitude too). Once on top, we un-roped, ditched our packs, and quickly continued to the little bump that is the true summit. Due to the gloriously sunny weather & my less than kick-ass pace that day, we encountered soft snow on the last bit down to camp. Really envied the skiers. Once packed up and heading out, believe it or not, navigational skills became key on the hike from camp to the trailhead. Put the GPS & compass to good use & it paid off. Thanks to Kyle & Ryan for a great adventure.
Posted Jun 18, 2002 9:38 pm

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