North Face

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 37.15000°N / 118.661°W
Additional Information Route Type: rock and snow / ice
Additional Information Time Required: Half a day
Additional Information Difficulty: Class 4, snow / ice
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From Hungry Packer Lake, gain the ridge the the north and follow this west to the cirque and glacier beneath the North Face ( you can also approach from a camp at Midnight Lake by gaining the ridge to the south and following that west ).

Route Description

Climb steep snow and ice up a chute left of the Northeast Arete until one can exit left onto the rock. Follow class 3 -4 rock up and right, then climb up class 4 rock up and left towards the summit. Exit the North Face to the south and around to the left ( east ) to gain the summit the easiest way.

Essential Gear

Ice axe, crampons, a spartan rock rack and rope, helmets.

Miscellaneous Info

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