easy/short approach sierra snow climbs

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easy/short approach sierra snow climbs

by bscott » Fri Mar 06, 2015 8:07 pm

i am looking for some suggestions for easy-to-moderate snow climbs with shortish approaches, along the lines of bloody couloir. east or west side of the sierra does not matter, as long as it's a fun route. i am more interested in a short approach since my work schedule sometimes impacts the length of time i can be out, and i'd rather spend it climbing than hiking. i'm comfortable up to probably 45 degrees or so. any suggestions would be welcome. thanks in advance!
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Re: easy/short approach sierra snow climbs

by Sierra Ledge Rat » Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:14 pm

Lots of short stuff on the road up to Tuolomne from Lee Vining.


Also some big chutes on the east side of Dana Plateau
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This photo of me was taken in chute just left of the Third Pillar back in February 1978, big honkin' cornice at the top.
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