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Red Mountain-SouthWest Ridge 

Mod. Snow

   
Type:  Snow, Alpine, 1000', Grade II
FA: W.C. Mendenhall , Sept., 1898
Season: winter/spring
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Submitted By: brucelacroix on Jun 11, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Non foggy picture from 2-21-14

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Description 

This route is described in Selected Climbs in the Cascades vol. II. and the Fred Beckey guide. The route is best when snow covered. Snow to 45 degrees. The area is prone to avalanches. Potential for overhanging cornices. If someone has a picture, please post, it was a low vis. day when I went.

Location 

Follow the PCT to the upper basin and the start of the ridge.

Protection 

There are enough trees for a running belay if roped.


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The start of the SW Ridge.
BETA PHOTO: The start of the SW Ridge.

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