North Ridge

Shirley following the low 5th class slab on pitch 8 (acc. to Nelson and Potterfield) of North Ridge. A prominent gendarme is in the background. Below on the left is an unnamed ridge trending NE from the base of Stuart's north ridge. Further left is Lake Stuart (July 30, 2005).

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Kane

Kane - Aug 1, 2005 4:36 pm - Voted 10/10

A classic..

mountaineering photo Radek, good perspective.

rpc

rpc - Aug 1, 2005 5:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A classic..

THank you very much Kane! Appreciate the kind words. It's a gorgeous area (well worth a visit :) with some amazing alpine views.

Martin Cash

Martin Cash - Aug 1, 2005 5:09 pm - Voted 10/10

Way to sew it up!

:-)

b.

b. - Aug 1, 2005 5:26 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

I was thinking the same thing! Good thing the line goes straight.

rpc

rpc - Aug 1, 2005 5:29 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

:)

thanks Martin but as you well know it looks more impressive in photos - in reality it feels 4th class for the most part.

rpc

rpc - Aug 1, 2005 5:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

heh, heh :)

Thanks but Martin can vouch for how easy this part is (the nice positive cracks in the low angle slab are just not visible from this angle)

Diggler

Diggler - Aug 1, 2005 7:19 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

Hope you guys build good anchors, just in case! :)

Martin Cash

Martin Cash - Aug 1, 2005 8:17 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Way to sew it up!

Yeah, I know. Nelson and Potterfield calls it 5.7. Huh?, more like class 4-.



Great photos.

rpc

rpc - Aug 1, 2005 8:26 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

We simulclimbed most of the terrain up to here but started pitching it out on this slab to take photos so actually did have decent anchors :)

rpc

rpc - Aug 1, 2005 8:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

I agree. I thought that the knife edge traverse on next pitch (or so?) had its .7 moments but not the slab.



Lookin' forward to that Dark Rhythm/Exfo. Dome page (been hoping to try that route - looks better from our point of view than Rainman :) How's the approach (that sidewalk slab) - can a dog make it to the base? thanks!

Martin Cash

Martin Cash - Aug 1, 2005 9:24 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Way to sew it up!

Sidewalk slab is fun and easy, mostly class 2, a dog should be fine. You will have to hop up a couple class 3 / 4 sections (6 feet high), and the dog might need a "lift" there.

rpc

rpc - Aug 2, 2005 11:10 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

Looks awsome - thanks Martin!

Martin Cash

Martin Cash - Aug 11, 2005 6:35 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Way to sew it up!

You should have tried liebacking it.

rpc

rpc - Aug 11, 2005 8:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to sew it up!

That's funny!!

:)

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