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Cartwheel Glacier - WI3

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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty WI4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Just west of the the Harding Icefield warming hut is the lower stretches of Cartwheel Glacier. From the hut, go approximately 1/4 mile to the pass to the west. Late in the summer (late July onward), a vertical section of the lower glacier exposes itself, and is great for climbing. With a group, we did climbing and crevasse rescue practice there. The climbing is anywhere from AI1 to AI4, with the climbers' right side being overhung.

Descent Options:

Walk off the top, carefully.

Submitted by: jnrose5 on 2010-08-18
Views: 397
Route ID: 106165

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty WI4
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Solo Solo ascent by: jnrose5 on 2010-07-22 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars good stuff

nice area to do some soloing...

Added: 2010-08-18