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APPROACH--2 miles from the 8,000 foot landing area on the North Fork of the Tokositna Glacier.

TOTAL TIME--7 to 21 days

VERTICAL GAIN--4,600 feet

DIFFICULTIES & DANGERS--Ice climbing up to 60 degrees; initial section from glacier to ridge has dangerous hanging glaciers and is very prone to soft snow avalanches after storms.

CAMPS--9,000 (snow rib to the left of the ice cliffs); 11,100 (broad ridge); 13,900 (small plateau).

Submitted by: polarwid on 2002-05-16
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Route ID: 15788