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Jun 21, 2013
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Anyone been out there recently? Wondering if I will need crampons/axe for the approach to the North Arete.

Thanks!
Tyler Wick
From Bishop, CA
Joined Oct 8, 2010
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Jun 23, 2013
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Tyler Wick wrote:
Anyone been out there recently? Wondering if I will need crampons/axe for the approach to the North Arete. Thanks!


Nope. Tennis shoes were fine on the approach a few days ago. Very minimal snow.

Things might get slippery/icy if doing the descent at night, but still not too much snow.
Kyle Christie
From Davis, CA
Joined Jun 11, 2010
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