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Travis Atwood

Travis Atwood - Apr 25, 2006 6:34 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice report

Thanks for the report MOCKBA. Glad the slab didn't take you down with it. It sounds like a fun peak to do in the spring. I'll have to add it to my list.


mountaingazelle - Apr 25, 2006 6:51 pm - Voted 10/10

Good trip report

even though you had bad weather. I didn't know it was possible to lose sight of Grizz ... in fifty yards.


Scott - Apr 25, 2006 7:51 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice TR

I climbed the peak in December 2000, but we did it as an overnightner, camping not far below the Mill Fork saddle. It was stable for us, but a huge slab released just above the saddle a week before (according to the climbers that set it off).

It was actually iced up for us, on sections of the ridge, and I wish I had my crampons (I had only an axe).

Dmitry Pruss

Dmitry Pruss - Apr 25, 2006 8:16 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: wish I had my crampons

I've been there in spring before, probably 3 years back, we followed a ridge separating Mill Fork from the Chutes and it was bad sh*t w/o crampons. And a portion of the summit ridge was nearly as bad. Nothing of the kind on this year's tour though. If you noticed I had a very tentative snowshoe and even that was good enough.

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