Dave Varga wrote:One word of warning, the mosquitoes there were the worse I ever encountered (think walking through black clouds). We all bought 98% DEET which made the trip bearable.
CBakwin wrote:The answer to your question is largly dependant on personal preferences and climbing ability which we don't really know, you need crampons and ice axe, if it was me, no rope and a thirty degree bag is fine. Expect, as everyone said, Misquitos as bad as you have ever seen.
splattski wrote:We've been on the Titcomb Basin route twice now, the most recently two weeks ago. I used a 35° bag (17 ounces!) in a Megamid both times. Borderline on one night, but I simply slept in my puffy.
We did not use a rope, but the Dinwoody does have crevasses and I know of several accounts of people falling in. Also, for us the summit ridge was a little spooky. A NOLS group that followed us used a rope.
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