Comments: Best time to climb is usually August and sometimes into early september (if there are no big snowfalls). A sunny day makes it a relatively easy rock route. Snow and ice definitely change the character of the route and there have been a fair share of rescues. One snowpatch lingers throughout the season therefore ice axe and possibly crampons are recommended to get across the gully.
The traverse down the west ridge is highly recommended and will get you back to the car in 3-3.5 hours. Watch ... more >>