Mostly, the route is 45 degree snow. At the top of the couloir it ramps up to a bit less than 50 degrees and in later season turns into ice.
The route follows the couloir between the northeast ridge and the rib east of the Darwin glacier.
Perhaps an ice tool is needed in late summer and fall.
From: THA WEST COAST
Jul 18, 2010
rating: Mod. Snow
stars refer to fantastic quality of this as a ski descent. pretend you are jeremy nobis and let 'em fly!
|By Dave Alden|
From: San Diego, CA
Nov 8, 2012
Any approach info?
|By Chris Owen|
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Dec 13, 2013
Here for approach info.