Approach along the standard trail to mount Colvin up to Elk Pass and then follow a compass line due S from the turn that heads up to the top of Nippletop.
You should reach the base of the slide after a about 800 hundred meters or 1/2 a mile after desending a few hundred meters. You can also follow the stream heading S out of ponds at Elk Pass stay on the E side of the stream and keep an eye open for the slide comming down from the L or E.
No matter which way you go if you cant find it within an hour or so of walking head back due N or up the brook valley back to Elk Pass. If you really get lost go due NW and you will hit Colvin or its trail after some very steep climbing.
What ever you do not descend to valley to the S. That will take you to the Elk Lake area and a very, very long walk out if you can find a trail.
A simple friction climb but absolutly superb with a length of over 0.85 of a mile, a rise of over 1500 feet and a nice steep angle ranging from 33 to well past 45 degrees and no wider than 30 meters across.
Simply follow the slide to the top where on the left side there should be a well worn heard path that leads to the summit to the NE.
A map and compass and the smarts to use it.
Good boots a must, friction shoes better. A rope might be nice but there is no place for pro.
A fall would be most deadly since it is steep, there is nothing to stop you on the way down, and you are in an isolated area of the park where rescue would be hard even if someone knew you came to grief.
Not a climb for the faint of heart as one has to commit to its entire length. Your choice is the top or nothing as down climbing it is very, very tricky and retreat to the sides is hard at best.
Do not attempt when wet and I have no idea about winter conditions except it looks like a good spot for minor avalanches.
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