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IndaySummit through Central Gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2010


Ascended with Mountain Madness. Beautiful mountain, loved the six days I spent there!
Posted Jan 6, 2011 12:30 pm

ExcitableBoyVarious routes  Sucess!


Fisher Chimneys mulitple times, Sulphide Glacier ski ascent/descent, North Face, Price Glacier.
Posted Dec 27, 2010 10:53 am

Zhenya77North Face Route
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2010


Started at 5:00 am from the saddle. The technical part of the North Face was great. Soon after finishing the North Face the rain started. Camped on the way up, traversed the Pyramid and return via Hourglass and Fishers Chimneys
Posted Jul 13, 2010 5:00 pm

SnowsloggerFinally, and by Fisher Chimneys  Sucess!


One of my most satisfying climbs ever! Finally returned to what may be the most scenic mtn in the country after two previous attempts. Having been a Bellinghamster and skiied the Baker ski area, I've always felt a special draw to Shuksan. A great spot camping high above Fisher Chimneys with great friends, great weather, and few people during the middle of the week. I think the Fisher Chimneys are harder to scramble than the pyramid, but others may disagree.
Posted Dec 30, 2009 3:26 pm

EverydayExplorerFailed Fisher Chimneys
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2009


It was late in the season and also went up the wrong gully. I look at this as a scouting trip for next season.
Posted Dec 1, 2009 11:53 pm

alpinedonEpic Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2004


We were on this mountain for nineteen hours straight...I did pretty well for my first really Alpine experience on the Fisher Chimney route, getting to lead our group across the Upper Curtis Glacier and the Sulphide Glacier, all the way to the summit. On the descent, however, I stupidly went ahead of our group because I was worried about my then-gf down at base canp, and got myself cliffed out and couldn't climb back up to the route, so I had to wait for my team leader to get down low enough and toss me a rope. My worst ever mistake in the mountains!
Posted Nov 23, 2009 12:55 am

BuckarooFisher Chimneys  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 1993


With Jim Yoder and Marlene Ford.
Posted Oct 17, 2009 12:36 pm

BuckarooN Face, Winter Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 1993


North face in winter, solo. Hit by storm on descent, down bag got wet. Epic, white out, had to stay in a snow cave for 24 hrs.
Posted Oct 17, 2009 12:33 pm

RSBARNESVia Sulphide  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2009


Nice day. Great trip.
Posted Sep 9, 2009 1:32 am

ericwillhite2nd try success  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2006


Had a deep snowshoe spring climb fail several years before I went back and nailed the sucker. http://www.willhiteweb.com/washington_climbing/north_cascades/mount_shuksan_019.htm
Posted Sep 3, 2009 3:49 am

zplustwoSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2009


Victory, with friends.
Posted Aug 17, 2009 4:10 pm

brucegSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2006


Great climb with International Mountain Guides. Perfect weather, good snow conditions, and dry rock.

Posted Jul 31, 2009 2:12 pm

WingnutSulfide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2009


Great mountain! Beautiful views!
Posted Jul 23, 2009 12:37 am

Augie MedinaSulphide Glacier Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2009

Augie Medina

Had beautiful weather. The line we followed up the gully was consistent 4th class with some 3d and a few low class 5 moves. We found a 2d class final section to the top. On descent,we found a 3d class route with plenty of 4th class. Views from anywhere in the vicinity of this peak are hard to believe.
Posted Jul 19, 2009 12:55 am

live2climb90Happy 4th!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009


Left high camp at 2:30 in the morning to beat the heat, which made for an incredible sunrise. We took the east ridge when we reached the summit pyramid which was great. Reached the summit at about 6:30 in the morning, and got down off the top before the crowd of everybody else came up. It was a great climb, i really enjoyed it.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 11:28 pm

Jesus MalverdeSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2009

Jesus Malverde

Climbed via the Sulphide Glacier route with 200-40 foot
visibility almost the whole day. Thank goodness for GPS points. Summit pyramid gully reminded me of those pictures of winter climbing in Scotland! We climbed the eastern most pinnacle of the four very top summit pinnacles. Judging by other pictures and video it looks like the summit pinnacle we were on is considered the highest, but I could swear the 2 western most pinnacles were at least as high as ours (or higher). No guide book or internet search turned up a distinction. Does anybody out there have know which summit block/pinnacle is truly the highest on Mt. Shuksan?
Posted Jun 24, 2009 2:09 pm

alpine climbermountain time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2009

alpine climber

Forgot to reset watch to PST and ended up on the summit at 5:30 am. Great way to spend the morning though. Sulphide is closed up for now, but the snow gets sloppy as the day progresses.
Posted May 29, 2009 12:59 pm

nickmechFisher Chimmneys  Sucess!


Fantastic climb with good weather. Interesting route finding. Camped at Lake Ann and summited next day. Got back to tent late and too tired to hike out so spent another night with Nate and Andrew. Vlato and Norman hiked all night to cars to get to jobs.
Posted Dec 29, 2008 5:20 pm

RomaKSulphide glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2008


Perfect summit day - windless, T-shirt weather at the top. Spectacular views! Don't be discouraged by the gnarly appearance of the summit pyramid from afar. It (i.e. the gully) turned out to be a fun class 3/4 scramble. Climbed up and down the pyramid without using a rope which added some excitement.
Posted Sep 15, 2008 3:48 am

lloydSulphide Glacier  Sucess!


Fun day with friends, although I didn't bring enough food and I could have eaten a bear by the time we got back to town.
Posted Sep 6, 2008 11:07 pm

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