Reid Glacier Headwall
Getting ThereSouth Side Hogsback route. From I-5 drive east on US Highway 26. Turn left shortly after Government Camp following signs for Timberline Lodge.
Rope up at the col (convenient bivis here) and drop down onto the Reid Glacier aiming for the first significant gulley system. Cross the bergschrund and weave your way up snow and ice slopes to 60 degrees. There is some route latitude here, follow your nose and use your route finding skills. From the top of the headwall traverse the summit ridge east to the highest point. Descend via the South Side route.
Essential GearIce axe and second tool
External LinksAmazing photos of an early December ascent on CascadeClimbers.com
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