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

Buckaroo

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

RSBARNES

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

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

ericwillhite

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

zplustwo

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

brucegSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2006

bruceg

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

Wingnut

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

live2climb90

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!

nickmech

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

RomaK

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!

lloyd

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

YEMSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2008

YEM

The week before our summit we experienced howling winds, rain and snow all night long. It was near freezing at 9:30 when we left camp with our head between our legs, soaked to the bone. The next week was clear and warm. I felt lucky to stay the night after the climb without any other teams on the mountain. A spectacular climb and the world’s best bathroom view. Thanks Ken, Pam, John, Karl, and Steve.
Posted Aug 10, 2008 1:53 am

pkrebsSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

pkrebs

Route was in great shape. Incredible views of Mt. Baker and the North Cascades. If going on the weekend, I would recommend getting an early start (3:30-4:00am) to beat the crowds to the summit pyramid.
Posted Aug 4, 2008 7:24 pm

nigelmccSulphide  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

nigelmcc

Incredible scenery, fun summit scramble.
Posted Jul 20, 2008 3:39 am

bellinghamclimberAwesome climb, great views of Baker  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2008

bellinghamclimber

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous. Words cannot do it justice.
Posted Jul 14, 2008 2:20 pm

msihlAlpine Ascents 6 day mountaineering school on Mt Shuksan
Date Climbed: May 28, 2008

msihl

Group of 12 people incl. 2 guides from AAI. Very interesting school, crevasse rescue was fun. Unfortunately we had bad weather and rain all the time, keeping us from summitting Mt. Shuksan. We camped right below the Sulphide glacier where we did some of our training. 05/28-06/02/2008
Posted Jun 3, 2008 10:24 am

jordansahlsLong Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2007

jordansahls

Fischer Chimneys Car to car in 15 hours, very tiring. Great climb, weather sucked at the end. So much different then in the spring. Lots of ice and sketchy bridges to cross.
Posted Sep 4, 2007 9:52 pm

cackalackyclimberSulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2007

cackalackyclimber

Sunny and warm day on Shuksan. Fun route. Spent an hour on top lounging around and enjoying the views of the surrounding peaks and the climbers below on the glacier.
Posted Aug 30, 2007 5:40 pm

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