Only one route to the summit is known?

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Only one route to the summit is known?

by bury_my_heart » Tue May 28, 2019 4:20 am

Am a writer. To illustrate my point by analogy, I need a name of a famous mountain where experienced climbers know of only one route to reach the summit -- where climbers would be foolish to try any other approach than the one tried and true.

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Re: Only one route to the summit is known?

by Scott » Tue May 28, 2019 6:43 am

I can't think of any. Even mountains that have only one climbed route still have other potential routes.

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Re: Only one route to the summit is known?

by LincolnB » Tue May 28, 2019 2:25 pm

With the right technical gear most peaks have multiple routes. But if you exclude ropes & pitons - the route with fixed cables on Half Dome in Yosemite is pretty much the only way up. Unless you're Alex Honnold.


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