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West Ridge of Pacific Peak and traverse to Crystal Peak

 
West Ridge of Pacific Peak and traverse to Crystal Peak

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Object Title: West Ridge of Pacific Peak and traverse to Crystal Peak

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery

 

Page By: strudolyubov

Created/Edited: Mar 21, 2012 / Jul 28, 2012

Object ID: 782114

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Route Description

Date: 03-17-2012
Route: West Ridge of Pacific Peak from Mayflower Gulch/Southwest Ridge of Crystal Peak
Total Distance: 8.4 mi
Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft.


Route Map
Route Map

West Ridge of Pacific Peak

Mayflower Hill and Jacques Peak
Mayflower Hill and Jacques Peak
At the base of West Ridge of Pacific Peak
At the base of West Ridge of Pacific Peak
First tower on the West Ridge
First tower on the West Ridge
Looking up the gully above the first tower
Looking up the gully above the first tower
Looking down the gully bypassing the first group of towers
Looking down the gully bypassing the first group of towers
The slab traverse
A close-up view of the slab traverse
The lower towers and slab traverse section
The lower towers and slab traverse section
The lower third of the West Ridge
The lower third of the West Ridge
The Northwest Face of Pacific Peak
The Northwest Face of Pacific Peak
Looking down along the West Ridge
Looking down along the West Ridge
Rock towers in the middle of the ridge
Rock towers in the middle of the ridge
Looking back at one of the towers in the middle section of the ridge
 
West Ridge of Atlantic Peak
West Ridge of Atlantic Peak
Looking back at the continious snow section of the ridge
A continuous snow section of the ridge
The gully leading to the upper ridge
The gully leading to the upper ridge
View from the top of the gully
View from the top of the gully
Approaching the false summit
Approaching the false summit
False summit: view south
False summit: view south
False summit: view north
False summit: view north

Pacific Peak Summit

Pacific Peak summit pyramid
Pacific Peak summit pyramid
Looking down the North Face Couloir
Looking down the North Face Couloir
Pacific Peak summit: view west
Pacific Peak summit: view west
Pacific Peak summit: view towards Crystal Peak
Pacific Peak summit: view towards Crystal Peak
Pacific Peak summit: view east
Pacific Peak summit: view east

Traverse to Crystal Peak and return to Mayflower Gulch

The upper North Couloir
The upper North Couloir
The North Face of Pacific Peak
The North Face of Pacific Peak
Southwest Ridge of Crystal Peak
Southwest Ridge of Crystal Peak
Pacific Peak from SW Ridge of Crystal Peak
Pacific Peak from SW Ridge of Crystal Peak
Approaching the summit of Crystal Peak
Approaching the summit of Crystal Peak
Crystal Peak: summit view towards Peak 10
Crystal Peak: summit towards Peak 10
Traversing below the West Ridge of Pacific Peak
Traversing below the West Ridge of Pacific Peak
Mayflower Gulch
Back to Mayflower Gulch

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