North Face

(2 routes)

Route finding can be tricky on this complex, faceted wall.

Type: 
Face (Alpine)
Aspect: 
North
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Jenkins Lindley
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James Jenkins, Tim Lindley, Jan 1973.
Stormfront 18 , , , , , 430m
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wire representing trad
Ten Pitches. Great climbing with good protection. Starts from the snowfield, on a prominent white patch of rock below the major gully on the left side of the face, some distance down from the col at the base of the North Ridge. Rightward leading ramp of grey rock.
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118430mYes
 Ten Pitches. Great climbing with good protection. Starts from the snowfield, on a prominent white patch of rock below the major gully on the left side of the face, some distance down from the col at the base of the North Ridge. Rightward leading ramp of grey rock.
20mNo
 More ramp through to a grassy groove.
30mNo
 Left and up to cave. Exit low on right and up easing buttress.
40mNo
 Left into groove and up.
50mNo
 Weave up a complex series of grooves, hanging slabs and ribs (crux) to a ledge at the right end of ramp.
60mNo
 6-10) Move left and up to ridge-crest then to summit.
Ian Brown, Peter Blunt, Feb 2001.
Attribution: 
Craig Jefferies
UUID: 
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