Scotty Strachan at 13,000'...

Scotty Strachan at 13,000' on the Boundary-Montgomery traverse with 70+mph winds (likely gusting 100+) whipping up some spindrift.
Photo by Barry Beck on Dec 6, 2003


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Jeff12633 - Mar 31, 2004 12:32 am - Hasn't voted

Any stats on the Boundary-Montgomery hop?

So what's the distance, elevation gain, and difficulty of the terrain for the hop from Boundary to Montgomery?



ScottyS - Mar 31, 2004 12:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Any stats on the Boundary-Montgomery hop?

It's about three-quarters of a mile one-way, with maybe a 300' descent from Boundary and a 500' ascent to Montgomery. Terrain is loose class 2-3, with several large outcrops on the crest to block the way. In times of no snow, the jaunt would be relatively quick, but powdery drifts make make the steep ascent to Montgomery quite annoying.

becky - Jul 7, 2014 3:09 pm - Hasn't voted

montgomery peak

from boundary to m.p. was a great! no conditions to report. fantastic weather and the queen canyon direction is worth it!

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