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APPROACH--3 miles from the 7,200 foot Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier landing strip to the 8,600 foot base of the ridge.

TOTAL TIME--7 to 14 days

VERTICAL GAIN--6,100 feet

DIFFICULTIES & DANGERS--Exposure to hanging glaciers and slab avalanche conditions after snowfall or wind; crux is sustained 50 to 60 degree ice climbing from 8,600 feet to the 9,950 col.

CAMPS--9,950 (col); 11,500; 12,500.

Submitted by: polarwid on 2002-05-16
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Route ID: 15789