Old Main Couloir (North) and Variation
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These climbs are tougher than they look from below. The one on the left starts out pretty easy but then steepens dramatically before reaching a headwall, and the narrower variation to the right is steep just about the whole way.
In early July 2010, I found the snow so hard-packed that the going was challenging even in crampons; glissading was difficult as well because the axe had a tough time biting into the icy snow.
Snowy Range, WY-- July 2010