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ZakGFinally The Tooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010


My brother Jason finally took me up this, probably about 13 years after we first attempted it. Better late than never. It was a good time.
Posted Apr 30, 2017 1:48 am

Jake RobinsonSouth face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2016

Jake Robinson

Done with my brother. Took our time enjoying the sun and views on the south face route, done as 3 pitches. Beautiful day and awesome summit
Posted Jul 20, 2016 11:51 pm

NormanTooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1968


Going through some of the old climbs I did with the Mountaineers in my youth... this was a really big deal for me, first real rock climb using pitons, rappelled of the summit with a break bar and oval biner. I have some old slide somewhere.
Posted Jun 5, 2016 6:14 pm

DigglerGreat little summit & climb!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2014


South face. Returned to give solo ascent after Jake & I turned around on it a year ago.

Left the parking lot @ 14.57. At the trail junction ~40 minutes later. Thought that snow would be a notable hindrance, but it went fast! After route-finding error (ended up going up most of tower to L of the Tooth; mid-5th, with a 5.7 move up top- not fun), left Pineapple Pass at 17.17. Climbed in hiking boots. Summit as it started sprinkling @ 17.35. Left the summit 2 minutes later.

Rapp'ed the 1st rap' (last pitch), then down-climbed the rest of the route. As reached car (20.24), clouds obscured everything & there was a light drizzle. Great climbing conclusion to my PNW trip! Great & fun little climb, & close to Seattle!

Posted Aug 7, 2014 2:08 pm

Mike Lewissf  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2014

Mike Lewis

Solid dry rock on and firm snow below route. First time on more than one pitch. I worked through my bad nerves and enjoyed the company of several others.
Posted Jun 20, 2014 1:26 am

ntboguszSouth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2013
Just enough snow to use the winter approach. Snow was soft, but no post holing. No one else was on the route mid-week. The route was nice and dry.
Posted Dec 15, 2013 2:49 pm

BKWSouth Face with Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2013


This was a week after the first fall snow storm. That made the approach interesting. The ledges had a fair amount of snow but the walls were clear. The crux for the day was on the first pitch where a normally unnoticed off-width crack was full of melting snow. I discovered it's very hard to climb with no feeling in your fingers.
Posted Oct 12, 2013 12:10 am

bcory2003The Tooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2013


Had the top to ourselves on a sunny summer Sunday.
Posted Aug 23, 2013 3:16 pm

MMclimbhighS. Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2013


Finally got around to climbing the classic S. Face. Great to have it to ourselves on a Monday morning! Good times
Posted Jul 31, 2013 6:36 pm

willis4himLost y Garmin GPS
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013
I lost a Garmin Cx60 (I think) GPS this past Saturday on a hike starting at the Snow Lake trailhead and then pushing east just above Source Lake and ending at the base of the SW face of The Tooth. I realized it was missing at the top of the slot gully just to the right of Pineapple Pass. If you found it, please return it. I am willing to give a cash reward. My email is willcornwell@gmail.com and phone number is 334-294-9245. Thank you!

Also, the route (actually, every route on the whole rock), was extremely crowded. There was a group of 3 in front of us that we had to wait over an hour to get past the first belay at a tree. We ended up bailing after sitting on the side of the rock in the scorching sun for two or three hours waiting on all the groups. It basically sucked, and the climbing wasn't good enough to justify all the hassle. Either one needs to be first on the rock or come late in the day when the traffic has thinned out.
Posted Jun 26, 2013 2:45 pm

ernestssonIntro to Alpine Trad  Sucess!


Nice introduction to alpine trad climbing, standard South Face route.
Posted Jun 11, 2013 1:25 am

SLinehan88WAC Basic  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2013


Went up as part of the WAC basic climbing course. Great climb, great views, great day.
Posted May 12, 2013 5:43 pm

Matt LemkeSouth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2013

Matt Lemke

This felt more like a mixed climb...there was snow covering all the ledges and at one point having a picket would have been nice to mitigate the huge runouts. I didn't really need much pro though...the climb was pretty straightforward. Two pitches of climbing (with 70m rope) led us to the summit. 4 raps took us down (we rapped the snow gully heading down Pineapple Pass which involved jumping off a cornice on rappel!)

There was a huge recent slab avalanche than ran down on Source Lake which was cool to see on the hike in. The slide was 10 feet thick at the base! Gorgeous weather and firm snow in the morning. Approach took less than 2 hours
Posted Apr 24, 2013 3:51 pm

jacobsmithTooth - Take 2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 9, 2013


Climbed the south face of the The Tooth today w/ Ryan. some snow on route but still mostly dry.
Posted Mar 9, 2013 11:45 pm

mariegFirst non-gym rock climb  Sucess!


Many many years ago! Great fun!
Posted Dec 15, 2012 12:08 am

kevinsaThe Tooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 1992


Did this one to meet graduation requirements for the Basic Climbing Course.
Posted Sep 17, 2012 9:59 pm

Casey BatesGood Times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2011

Casey Bates

Great climb on a sunny weekday afternoon with 3 buddies. No other groups on the climb. Fun route, great to have so close to Seattle.
Posted Sep 24, 2011 10:58 am

dan-oBit Me  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2011


My 2nd multipitch lead. Super crowded, can't wait to get back on a weekday!
Posted Aug 12, 2011 5:13 pm

Vinnymighty south face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2011


Fun day out with Oyvind and Matt H. Met Danny the soloist en route. good times under long awaited blue sky. Fun ski descent from pass with some sloughs.
Posted May 23, 2011 4:15 pm

swanny17First Alpine Route
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2009


Climbed the Tooth as my first alpine trad route in June 2009. Conditions were sunny as can be with snow the whole way on the approach.

The best advice i can provide for this route is to rappel ASAP or you will be sitting on top for a long time.

Fun first time route and easy climbing.
Posted Apr 25, 2011 9:49 pm

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