Western Breach Climber's Log

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Quadaxial

Quadaxial - Mar 8, 2015 4:54 pm Date Climbed: Feb 28, 2015

Great route, but acclimatize  Sucess!

We did Lemosho to Western Breach, camping in the crater the night before summitting. Total of 7 days, but I'd recommend an extra day at Lava Tower or Arrow Glacier for acclimatizing. The Western Breach was beautiful and not scary at all. I would definitely recommend hearty trek poles to aid on some of slippery snow/rock sections, but ice axe and crampons are overkill for this.

Jason

Enkidu

Enkidu - Jan 10, 2012 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2011

Best way to see the mountain  Sucess!

My wife and I climbed the breach in March 2011. This route allowed us to camp in and explore the crater. The breach climb itself was a very enjoyable scramble and exploring the crater was incredible. The next morning we had a short 1 hour climb to the summit.

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