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2014-10-25  West Ridge  Did Roach‘s "West Winds Classic" starting from the Mayflower Gulch upper TH. Gained Atlantic via traverse from Pacific where it was easy to avoid snow. Descended Atlantic via its West Ridge route. There was a lot more snow along the ridge than I was expecting based on what I could see from the upper TH vantage. Had microspikes with me. A couple times I tried just left of ridgeline on descent to stay off snow, but the rock on that side was very loose so I ended up sticking o ridge as much as possible. Keep in mind today‘s weather moving in could change all this quite a bit. mikemalick   2014-10-26 6     Edit Delete 
2014-08-30  West Ridge  Excellent conditions from the Boston Mine all the way up the West Ridge, minus the initial bushwhack, which was very wet and soggy. Also bagged Pacific Peak (and subsequently re climbed Atlantic). Large snow spots easily avoided in the Atlantic to Pacific traverse. LetsGoMets   2014-08-30  0     Edit Delete 
2014-06-15  V couloir  Summer TH access, dry to the gate. Snow line starts near 11.8k. The (looker‘s) left branch of V couloir provided the most obvious continuous ski descent line from Atlantic summit, so that‘s the line we skied (ascended the saddle between Atlantic & Pacific). Couloir conditions are variable - nice smooth corn in top 2/3, and more runnely, rock-infested, dusty snow in lower third, where caution is advised. Prob will be in another week or so. Also tagged Pacific from the ridge with Atlantic with the ski descent to the tarn lake. nkan02   2014-06-15 4  2      
2013-06-29  Atlantis, maybe  Climbed what we thought might have been atlantis - though I‘m still not sure. Nice supportive snow all morning. A little crusty and mushy in the afternoon but still surprisingly good. Mccullough gulch still holds enough snow that an ice axe is needed if you plan to hike up or descend down the saddle to pacific. Not going to last much longer. Good luck. jeremy27   2013-06-30  0       
2011-09-24  West Ridge  Can‘t remember who asked for it, but Atlantic, Pacific, and Crystal all are mostly snow-free. Minimal snow on the upper slopes (soft powder, unconsolidated), almost entirely on the west or north aspects. Trail runners still adequate. No need for axe or really any traction, subject to personal preference. JosephG   2011-09-25  0       
2011-06-04  West Ridge  Did Atlantic via the West Ridge this morning... 4WD road is impassable still from the 2WD parking lot and will be for a long time yet. Snow the entire way up to the ridge proper. I wore snowshoes until then, and stashed them at the base of the ridge. They are not needed for the ridge...I brought crampons but didn‘t use them. The snow was very solid and there is only one spot that got my attention. There is still a pretty big cornice roughly halfway up, but it is easily traversed with care. A lot of the snow on the ridge can be avoided as well. Get an early start or you will be post-holing like crazy in the trees. Go out and get it...the West Ridge is in prime shape for ascents! mrickers   2011-06-04 4  3      

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