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Matt Lemke - Jul 20, 2017 10:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2017

Sunset hike after climbing the SW buttress on Cathedral  Sucess!

We wanted to climb one of the rock routes just above Cathedral Lake, but climbing the W buttress of Cathedral took a little longer than we wanted so we walked up at sunset. Gorgeous view of the route we had just climbed! Long day getting both these peaks from our camp at Andrews Pass.


gimpilator - Jul 30, 2014 8:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2014

Amphitheater, Cathedral, The Pope, Remmel  Sucess!

3 days out with Heather. We camped both nights at upper Cathedral Lake. The first day it rained on us continuously.


BeatFeet - Nov 8, 2012 10:38 am Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2012

Cathedral Slam + Remmel Mtn.

Both summits offer amazing views. We had perfect late summer weather, and got some amazing photos. This area of the Pasayten is by far the most impressive. Upper Cathedral Lake, at the bottom of the shear face of Amphitheater, has some fantastic camping spots as well.

setrent - Oct 20, 2011 9:57 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2011

North Route  Sucess!

Great views!


ScrambledLeggs - Sep 22, 2011 11:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2011

Rock on  Sucess!

Hit both west and southeast summits. Dramatic views of Upper Cathedral Lake below.


relic - Sep 18, 2011 1:36 pm Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2003

via ski  Sucess!

Skied up easy side years ago while skiing all over the area. This is another area perfectly suited to backcountry skiing: lots of open, arctic-like rolling terrain, and dryer snow. It also unfortunately suffers from trespassing by snowmobiles on occassion, especially over toward the east near Horseshoe Basin.


applewood - Aug 15, 2011 11:28 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2011

ascent of North Ridge  Sucess!

My daughter and I climbed the N Ridge route (beginning from Cathedral Pass) and had a pretty good time - the route finding wasn't always clear, and the pitches were often very short, with some potentially loose boulders, but we had fun and encountered up to 5.5 climbing in a couple of spots. The best part was topping out and exploring the long South ridge (main summit and beyond) for a couple of hours. It is a beautiful mountain. The worst part was seeing the horse damage to the alpine meadows on the descent (we hiked out down the main ampitheatre to the SW and around to Cathedral Lake and Pass on the main trail) - I was shocked to see people ride their horses into such a fragile zone, and then don't even stay on the trails...

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