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BobSmithUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

Great page. One of the best.

Posted Jan 30, 2004 8:56 am

William MarlerUntitled Comment

William Marler

Voted 10/10

Nice work. Cheers William
Posted May 21, 2004 3:32 pm

bc44caesarUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

A fabulous page as it should be for such a great mountain!
Posted Nov 14, 2004 2:16 pm

miztflipUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

Great job John.
Posted Nov 25, 2004 9:25 pm

Bill OttUntitled Comment

Bill Ott

Voted 10/10

Very informative, thanks.
Posted Dec 18, 2004 5:10 am

AlpinistUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

Excellent page! It has been very helpful to me in planning my trip.
Posted Jan 3, 2005 12:57 pm

rpcUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

Can't believe I haven't voted on my favorite mountain yet??!!! All kidding aside, this is one hell of a page John!


Posted May 13, 2005 7:52 pm

Tomasz JazwinskiUntitled Comment

Tomasz Jazwinski

Voted 10/10

Very informative, nice pictures. Just good work:)
Posted Nov 14, 2005 3:19 am

Tomek LodowyUntitled Comment

Tomek Lodowy

Voted 10/10

Shocking TOP Quality, Killer Page, cograts John !!!


Posted Dec 24, 2005 1:33 pm

2skinnersUntitled Comment

Voted 10/10

Very nice page!! Plan to do it this March, it should be fun.
Posted Jan 16, 2006 1:06 am

James CUntitled Comment

James C

Voted 10/10

Man that Leuthold Couloir looks like a blast!
Posted Feb 4, 2006 2:17 pm

JasonHUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

One of the best pages I've seen by far.
Posted Mar 4, 2006 6:46 am



Hasn't voted

Mount Hood, located about 50 miles east of Portland, Oregon, is one of the most climbed glaciated peaks in North America (#2 in the world behind Japan's Fuji-san, according to some).

The above sentence make it sound like Fuji is a glaciated peak. In reality, it is not and has no glaciers. Just in case you were interested.

Posted Dec 17, 2006 5:08 am

kraymesDeadly Class 2


Hasn't voted

Cooper Spur-Reid Glacier Headwall-Sunshine Coe Glacier all rated Class 2 here on SummitPost? The transference of Sierra Club/YDS ratings to Cascade volcanoes has always been dubious at best. Rating these climbs at Class 2 given their fatality-filled history is absurd in my mind. 50 deg snow ice Class 3/4.
Posted Dec 16, 2009 2:45 pm

Brian JenkinsRe: Deadly Class 2

Brian Jenkins

Voted 10/10

Interesting in the ratings. Could Grade and Class be mixed up on that table on the main page? If you look on the specific route pages for those 3, only the Sunshine shows Grade 2 Class 3, the others don't give a rating. I wish there was a better system out there for mountaineering. I've done Reid and Sunshine routes and can tell you that at times in places, the Reid can be near 70 degrees mixed rock and ice although from what we saw, more around 55-60. The Sunshine was easier and shorter in it's crux section that Reid although it took much longer. There is something in what you say in that Reid could be from Grade 2-4 depending on how long it took you. I would disagree though that any route should be rated based on number of fatalities. 10 people could fall and die on a hike up Tom Dick and Harry Mountain and that would still be only considered a hike.

Posted Dec 16, 2009 3:47 pm

chugach mtn boyDeadly Class 2 on Hood

chugach mtn boy

Hasn't voted

I agree with kraymes that YDS class 2 is the wrong rating for any climb that ordinarily entails both use of equipment and exposure to dangerous falls. My guess is that some entries in the tables on the main page say "class" when they were meant to say "grade." They ought to be corrected so that people will not be misled.
Posted Dec 16, 2009 5:25 pm

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