North Ridge Climber's Log

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Vinny

Vinny - Aug 20, 2015 7:45 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2015

Awesome trip! complete NR  Sucess!

Great climb with Jonah- what an ass kicking long approach from Esmeralda Basin. we carried 7 L of water thinking of dry summer- as did 4 other parties we talked to- didn't did to have- water was flowing from the calving glaciers.
Climb is awesome, we ended up sleeping a pitch higher than gendarme on small ledge- worked out great.
Thanks Jonah- you're a rock star!

jacobsmith

jacobsmith - Sep 15, 2013 6:07 pm Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2013

North Ridge  Sucess!

Direct route w/ original finish (skipped gendarme due to lateness of the day). awesome rock.

lavaka

lavaka - Jun 4, 2013 7:32 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008

Uber classic  Sucess!

Great rock! We camped in the area and also did Ice Cliff glacier one of the days. And the weather is so good

sgiles

sgiles - Apr 13, 2012 9:52 pm

classic  Sucess!

a classic route on great rock

ExcitableBoy

ExcitableBoy - Dec 30, 2010 9:41 am

North ridge in a day  Sucess!

Couple of times.

Seth Maciejowski

Seth Maciejowski - Oct 12, 2009 10:58 pm

Excellent Route  Sucess!

Approched via Ingalls lake where we camped. Down CC. LONG day back to Ingalls lake after going all the way to the bottom of the CC after missing the traverse.

MichaelJ

MichaelJ - Sep 25, 2009 1:56 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2009

full ridge, 5.9, 16 hours car to car  Sucess!

With Seth. Six hours to approach in ice climbing boots. Glad we had crampons for the glacier but would have rather taken a trekking pole instead of an ice tool. Four hours to climb the ridge via the two short 5.9 pitches. Six horrible hours down the CC.

esugi

esugi - Sep 8, 2007 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2007

Northridge + bivy  Sucess!

Hike in from Ingalls lake to Goat Pass, across the Stuart Glacier and up the entry couloir. Bivy just below the Gendarme. Next day, we did the standard variation (minus Gendarme) up to the summit and long and painful descent down the Cascadian. Cascadian should be called the cASScadian...it sucks!
Kevin and I decided we would never descend the cASScadian ever again. Otherwise a kick ass climb up to 5.7 with our packs on.

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