East Ridge Climber's Log

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Rocky Alps

Rocky Alps - Aug 31, 2012 2:30 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012

East Face / East Ridge  Sucess!

What an awesome climb. The smooth slabs near the end of the ridge pushed the limits of what I was comfortable climbing, so we made a gnarly traverse over to the face and continued to the top from there. The heat, along with a little bushwhacking on a side trail at the beginning, made this one of the more tiring hikes I've been on. Surprisingly, Timberline Lake was still completely snow-covered (basin below Buck and Static was very scenic), and there were all sorts of nice wildflowers at various elevations along the way. See "Pushing My Limits" trip report for details.

David Mortensen

David Mortensen - Aug 17, 2012 4:24 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012

East Ridge  Sucess!

We climbed up most of the East Ridge, but near the end decided to move over to the East Face route. It was a bit difficult to traverse over to the East Face and we were glad to get there safe and sound. The views from the East Ridge are amazing and so is the exposure.


musicman82 - Sep 8, 2010 4:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2010

Great Time  Sucess!

Did this route with Tim Worth on a perfect day - great scrambling moves and the exposure off to the north is epic!


DougHemken - Aug 25, 2010 10:41 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2010

Great scramble!  Sucess!

Very fun, easy route-finding.


kommish - Sep 9, 2008 5:14 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2008

fun scramble  Sucess!

Just a slight dusting of snow, fun climb.

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