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North East Face - 5.7

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5.7 400m (lll) An atmospheric line originally soloed. Approach up Cervus Creek to an obvious kink in the line of the creek below the North-East Face of Elkhorn. Hike up a wide open creek bed below the face. Take care with avalanche hazard with any amount of snow cover in this gully. From an upper basin below the face head left up snowfields to the base of a long J shaped gully. Start up slabs to the right of the base of the gully. Keep right eventually joining an arete. Join the gully to your left near the top. Descend West Couloir to the ERT. FA: Tim Rippel, June 1985

Submitted by: giza on 2006-02-13
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Route ID: 74310