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Ascent of Eldorado Peak on 2018-10-20

Climber: Andrew Yi

Date:Saturday, October 20, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Eldorado Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8868 ft / 2702 m

Ascent Trip Report

Route is on spectacular shape, especially considering its October 20! The glacier is in primo shape and we didn't rope up until the exposed Ridgeline.

A few notes: there's a rather large crevasse on the east Ridge. Best way to gain the east knife edge Ridge is to climb directly up the south face. Moderately steep, but short snow climbing up the south face to gain the east Ridge. Protected it with a running belay with 1 picket. It's short but obviously very exposed.

Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope



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