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Traleika Spur -

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APPROACH--29 miles from Wonder Lake, via McGonagall Pass, up the Traleika Glacier to the 7,000 foot base on the Main Fork.

TOTAL TIME--16 to 30 days

VERTICAL GAIN--13,300 feet

DIFFICULTIES & DANGERS--Two major avalanche prone icefalls must be crossed; several short sections of up to 60 degree ice and snow may be encountered.

CAMPS--8,300; 10,400; 11,000; 11,500 (col on the ridge); 11,500 (beneath icefall); 13,900; 14,700; 16,500; 18,400 (on the Northeast Ridge).

Submitted by: polarwid on 2002-05-15
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Route ID: 15775