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Bollinger Peak, North East ridge 

Bollinger Peak 


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Elevation: 12,232'
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Submitted By: PeterSLenz on Sep 18, 2012
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Description 

Impressive Peak adjacent to Wolf's Head. (It is named after Karl Bollinger, who died in a fall on Warbonnet peak in 1953. He apparently took a leader fall, and was wearing only a European style chest harness. He is thought to have fallen out of the harness, and was found on a snow slope 1000 feet below.)


Getting There 

Approach from Shadow Lake (West aspect) or Cirque of the Towers (north and east aspects).


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Bollinger Peak from Shadow Lake. The North East Ridge is the left skyline.

Bollinger Peak, North East ridge 3rd 1- 1 I M 1a  WY : Wind River Range : ... : Bollinger Peak
Norman Clyde made the first ascent of this route, and was a true BAMF. He made numerous first ascents in the Sierras, including that of Mt Whitney's East Face. The summit of Bollinger is most easily reached by this route, which starts at New York Pass. It would be the easiest descent for other Bollinger routes originating both in Shadow Lake Cirque and Cirque of the Towers. The route involves mildly exposed scrambling, on predominantly good quality rock. Exfoliating slabs present interesting ro...[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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