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SW Ridge of Peak 11,300 -

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stoppers 3-11, metolius cams (Y, R,BK & G), 2 smaller blades, 3 screws but 4 would be safer, 14 free
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Description: My trip report found here along with a couple pictures

Submitted by: drake on 2005-06-30
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Route ID: 61507

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: drake on 2004-04-25 (View Climbing Log)

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Correction to above rating, the route is an AK grade 3.
The route is a great alpine outting. I attempted it 3 times over 2 trips into the Ruth Gorge. Snow conditions at the base are probably the the key. When conditions are good, there are many rock steps and lots of moderate terrain. Route finding that keeps your attention. 600' of 50 degree snow or ice to the summit, which is a great bivy spot, weather permitting. The descent down the SE ridge requires route finding and is a great looking mixed route in itself. The glacier you descent has objective danger that should not be taken lightly. The serac's above are very active.
This is a somewhat of a commiting route since the 80' rappel into a notch, halfway up the route, is not reversible.
Parties have rapped off the south side of the ridge but this is very avy prone.
Fun route and one of the longer moderte routes in the area. 30 minute approach from bc makes it nice too.

Witnessed by: Charlie Carr
Added: 2004-04-25