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The Price Glacier is on the northwest aspect of the Shuksan massif. It's steep, heavily crevassed, and doesn't see the traffic that other Shuksan routes see.
Take Hwy 542 towards Baker Ski Lodge. About 10 to 12 miles before the lodge, turn left onto NFD 32 just before a bridge crossing the Nooksack River. There is a sign for the Nooksack Cirque Trailhead. Follow NFD 32 to the Trailhead.
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Price Glacier Route Easy 5th 1+ 3 I M 1c WI3-4 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
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Price Glacier Route Easy 5th 1+ 3 I M 1c WI3-4 Steep Snow WA : Northwest Region : ... : Price Glacier
After crossing beneath the Nooksack Tower to a point at about 6500 ft, step onto the Price Glacier and enjoy route finding on steep snow, alpine ice at grades around AI-2 to AI-3. Avoid seracs and slough chutes as needed. Ascend to the bergschrund(s) at approximately 7800 ft and choose your line: rock to the left, an ice line up the middle, or mixed to the right. Probably variable by season. Once this last major obstacle has been surmounted, continue up the steep snow or ice-field to the base of...[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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