Green Butte Ridge
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|Type: ||Snow, Alpine, 800', Grade II|
|Submitted By: ||Eric Rich on Mar 15, 2013|
Cassaval Ridge is to the left, Green Butte Ridge i...
This route offers a less crowded alternative to the classic Cassaval Ridge, which it lies beside. Approach as you would for Cassaval and head right once in the large snow bowl, instead of left.
Once on the ridge, follow easy mountaineering terrain up until this ridge almost meets Cassaval Ridge. You'll have to head left at this point to read the large plateau just below the summit.
1-2 snow stakes
looking down Cassaval Ridge from close to the top
some of the gendarmanes you have to navigate on th...
The view of Green Butte from Helen Lake.
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