Ascending Grand Central Couloir

brenta and CharlesD ascend Nokhu Crags' Grand Central Couloir (May 14, 2006).


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CharlesD - May 15, 2006 11:21 pm - Voted 10/10

those avy chutes...

...give this photo a wonderful sense of perspective. Wheee! And foreboding!


csmcgranahan - May 20, 2006 4:35 am - Voted 10/10

Great shot!

What degree was the slope?


brenta - May 21, 2006 11:11 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Great shot!

We didn't have a clinometer, but we agreed that it gradually increased up to about 60 degrees near the top.

Antonio Giani

Antonio Giani - May 22, 2006 6:20 pm - Voted 10/10


Bella immagine... siete una grande squadra...


ciao a tutti Antonio

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Oct 18, 2006 4:16 am - Voted 10/10


Where is this exactly? This looks incredible!


Andy - Oct 19, 2006 6:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great

It's on Nokhu Crags in the northern part of the Never Summer Range. The area is spectacular, but the rock is consistently rotten all over the range (though there are a few exceptions). Thus snow climbs like this are some of the best ways to climb up there. My other favorite mountain in the Never Summer Range is Static Peak. Its east ridge offers probably the best class-3 scramble I've ever done.

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