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 Peak(s):  Ice Mtn  -  13,951 feet
North Apostle  -  13,860 feet
 Post Date:  07/11/2012
 Date Climbed:   06/24/2012
 Posted By:  kmensch

 Refrigerator Couloir   

The Refrigerator Couloir was in condition even this late into a warm spring. The couloir can be icy and there is certain to be loose and falling rock during the spring melt. The couloir itself was not as steep as I expected, but the descent off of the peak down toward the saddle with North Apostle was much more confusing and unclear than I imagined. I stayed completely on the SE face of Ice at the top and trended on the south side of the connecting ridge across thin ledges and one snow-filled gully. See photos and captions on my Facebook page at:

Facebook photos and captions

 


  • Comments or Questions
nkan02


Nice work     2012-07-11 12:26:02
Glad to see you are still getting out there, Kurt!



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