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ScottSleeping Giant  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 17, 2011


The mountain looks nice from afar, but wasn’t a very fun climb, at least by the route I took up (west ridge). It was a battle between posholing through snow (much of the ground was bare, so I couldn’t wear snowshoes), loose scree, and frozen slippery steep slopes.

Since the climb appeared short when looking at the map, I left pretty late. I struggled to the west ridge and followed it to the summit. Along the way were several elk on the summit ridge.

Since the climb took longer than I thought it would, it was dark by the time I reached the car.
Posted Nov 4, 2015 2:45 pm

edevartWildlife Viewing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2009


Nice views, but might be better in winter when one can skin up.
Posted Jan 26, 2010 2:41 pm

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