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North Glacier -

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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  Difficulty 5.3 WI1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
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From North Lake, take the trail over the Lamarck Col to the head of Darwin Canyon. From here go up the Drawin Glacier to the narrowing portion at the top. Take the left-hand branch to the plateau. Walk across to the eastern edge of the plateau and climb down into the notch. Climb a crack on the west side of the pinnacle to the top.

Submitted by: polarwid on 2003-02-06
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Route ID: 17284

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.3 WI1
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: graniteboy on 1981-06-13 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars springtime jog

with Bob Jasperson. fun route. approached from Blue lake basin, scrambled up to ridge that connects to lamarck col, then traversed to route.
Summit block is one of the coolest summits in the sierra. House of granite cards.

Added: 2007-11-08