Unnamed 13736  
Condition Updates  
Route: Opposite direction
Posted On: 2020-10-30, By: Makbrad
Info: Ascended UN 13,736 first and traversed the ridge to Champion. Opted for an alternative exit route out of the forest to avoid the avalanche path and crossed lower on the river which is partially frozen. Agree with the post made about Lackawanna conditions, very similar on the other side. The approach was compact in the morning, only slick in a couple spots but did not micro up there. I put microspikes on for the ridge. Plenty of slick unstable snow. Choose your own adventure on the traverse. There's plenty of snow on the ridge too, which may be deceiving from below. Descent was another story as mentioned in the other conditions report for Lackawanna...boot skiing and route finding through the forest on the way down and out. I did a different loop and came through the avalanche area several weeks back and I noticed many new trees down this time. Will add photos later this weekend. 
Route: via Deer Mountain
Posted On: 2020-09-06, By: LetsGoMets
Info: Dry as expected. Approached from Deer Mountain - ridge between the two goes as an easy straight forward class 3 except for the last obstacle (down climb) to the low point on the ridge before climbing 13736. That section was a stout 3 with a good amount of loose rock to navigate and exposure. At the low point there is a bail out option west back into the valley that is plainly visible. 
Route: From Champion w/ Northwest Ridge Descent
Posted On: 2020-06-28, By: supranihilest
Info: The ridge between Champion and 13,736 is completely dry. The flanks are pretty loose but also pretty easy. The ridge crest may be your best option, though it might be slightly more difficult, so choose between easier and looser on the flanks and harder and more solid on the crest. I descended the northwest ridge (so I didn't have to resummit├é┬áChampion, and to see a different part of North Fork drainage) and it's a long but easy ridge. Plenty of tundra and a fair amount of Class 2+ to Easy Class 3 scrambling on solid rock. The southern side of the ridge is lots of cliffs so it's best to just go down until you have a clear path through the willows to the creek to the west, then jump or wade the creek, continuing west until you find the trail. There's tons of marshy stuff/willows/creek crossings but I was able to keep my feet completely dry with careful route finding and jumping over the creeks - you're unlikely to find any trees or rocks to cross on. 
Route: South Slopes: Champion + PT 13,736
Posted On: 2019-10-19, By: WildWanderer
Info: See Mt Champion report. Picture is of route from Champion to 13736. No traction needed. 
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Route: South Slopes: Champion + PT 13,736
Posted On: 2017-09-26, By: JasonKline
Info: Some snow on traverse between Champion and 13,736, but no need for traction (yet). Rest of route was snow-free. 

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