Mt. Daly A  
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Route: South Ridge
Posted On: 2020-09-29, By: Grover
Info: Dry, no snow. Unbelievable views. Highly recommend. The ridge is a three act play. Acts 1 and 2 involve Class 3 climbing and better than average route finding skills. You stay on the ridge, and when you think you should skirt a spine or spike in the ridge by going around it, you discover it is best to go over it. Act 3 is the Class 2 hike to the summit. 
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Route: South Ridge from Capitol Saddle
Posted On: 2018-06-05, By: bmcqueen
Info: Ridge is basically dry from the Daly/Capitol saddle. Lots of loose rock - whether on the ridge crest or bypassing something to one side or the other. 
 
Route: South Ridge from Capitol Lake
Posted On: 2012-06-22, By: AndYouSeeMe
Info: Route completely snow free. 1st third is class 3 without much elevation gain, 2nd third is class 3 and steep, final third is class 2. Skirt first obstacle to the West, go through Window, skirt, second obstacle to the east. After that, 99% of the time the best bet is to stay ridge proper to avoid the loose stuff. 

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