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West Ridge, II 5.3 -

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.3
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


A good mix, ascends a snow/ice ramp to gain the West ridge, continues up to the summit on suspect rock.

Submitted by: dead_milkman on 2003-09-03
Views: 683
Route ID: 39876

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.3 PD
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jmeizis on 2014-08-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Great Rockies Intro

I hadn't climbed in Canada before so this was a nice easy day route to get an introduction to the snow conditions and how things roll up there. Climbed the 3-4 couloir to the backside of the Neil Colgan and headed up from there.

Note to self don't let partners talk you into downclimbing steep snow roped together. Plenty of better options.

Added: 2014-10-04

  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sout528 on 2012-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars nice mix of everything

approach on Perren route is fun. Stay at Neil colgan hut. Cool spot. schrund easy, ice is good, scramble after that more or less.

Added: 2013-08-02