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ElGrecoSt. Jean couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2014


With Max. A soft snow slog with a couple of mixed moves low down to overcome a hollow snow section over a step. Start this thing early if it's warm - the sun bakes it as soon as it rises.
Posted May 27, 2014 12:18 am

hubixClimb and ski descent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2011


Perfect conditions. Snow was mostly hardpacked for easy kick stepping. Some parts were still deep snow. Didn't have to use my crampons, just ice axe. Ski down was fun as well. The sketchiest part was probably the cornice on top.
Posted Apr 11, 2011 8:53 pm

asmrzIn October this is a good alpine ice climb


I soloed the St Jean Couloir which was total and good ice for the length of it in late October of 1998. The route in hard ice conditions, is propably the fastest way to get to the top of Split Mountain. The almost vertical schrund was the crux with several 50 degree steps higher up. Descended the North Ridge to Red Lake and hiked out to the TH.
Posted Dec 2, 2010 9:25 pm

HyadventureFun Steep Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 22, 2009


A sunny and warm day spent postholing up the St. Jean Couloir.
Posted Dec 2, 2010 7:20 pm

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