Mount Silverthrone Climber's Log

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Laron - Jul 18, 2012 8:54 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2011

West Face Direct  Sucess!

The west side of Silverthrone has a fairly benign approach as glaciers go in the Alaska Range. Yet it's a long haul from Wonder Lake. This is the steep side of the mountain with a plethora of steep gullies going up the face. Only 2 lines are safe from hanging seracs, however. We climbed the most direct line straight up to the summit. AI 3 snow to 60 degrees
A fantastic climb! We accomplished it as a 2 week trip humping our 90lb packs all the way from Wonder Lake.


ejgriffin - Nov 15, 2001 4:53 pm

Route Climbed: Brooks glacier -> north ridge Date Climbed: 8-14-00  Sucess!

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