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Mount Gould from Allen Mountain
The impressive 3,000 foot east face of Mount Gould is seen from Mount Allen's summit. Mount Gould is often seen in post cards, mostly from the Many Glacier Hotel area. This view of the mountain is rarely seen in media. This is looking west across the Livingston Range, whch makes up the bulk of Glacier. 2006 GMS Mountaineering Week climb of Allen Mountain, Glacier National Park.

Digital photo by Aaron Johnson


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BoydieNice shot


Voted 10/10

I really like this viewpoint. Beautiful face and under rated pic. Thanks for sharing.
Posted Nov 10, 2007 6:05 pm

Tomek Lodowygreat wall

Tomek Lodowy

Voted 10/10

huge one, does anyone climb these walls in the area ? is the rock solid enough ?

Posted Apr 22, 2009 7:58 am

Aaron JohnsonRe: great wall

Aaron Johnson

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Technical climbs in the area have been done, notably on nearby Mount Siyeh, a fantastic 4,000 foot north facing wall, but the rock in Glacier is typically very bad for technical climbs (loose limestone and sedimentary). A number of well established and "cleaned off" routes do exist in the Park and the list is steadily growing. This particular face in this photo has not been climbed, to my knowledge. Glacier does indeed have some classic climbs available. See "Thin Man's Pleasure" here at SP for starters, keeping in mind that 90% of the rock in Glacier is rotten.
Posted Apr 22, 2009 7:55 pm

Fred SpickerRe: great wall

Fred Spicker

Voted 10/10

The NE face - right of center - has been climbed. There is a claim to an ascent of the east face (facing camera), but it is questionable....

See the Mount Gould page and Edwards Guide for details.

Posted Apr 22, 2009 11:15 pm

Aaron JohnsonRe: great wall

Aaron Johnson

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Thanks Fred. Wow! It had to have been NASTY!
Posted Apr 23, 2009 12:39 am

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Aaron JohnsonSubmitted by Aaron Johnson
on Nov 10, 2007 3:07 pm

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Object Title: Mount Gould from Allen Mountain

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