The Mitre Climber's Log

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Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Aug 1, 2005 5:29 pm

Route Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: July 26, 2005  Sucess!

Had a great day with Doug and Everette. My kind of crew. Typical stormy day in 2005. I recommend this Lake Louise approach over the Paradise Valley option. It works like a charm. Just stay away from the northeast wall of the Mitre on ascent of the snow/ice gully to the col. I did not feel the hazards in this area were as overwhelming as Sean’s guide book might suggest. Oh and don’t forget your crampons as I did, might make you feel a tad more secure descending from the col.

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