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Shuksan- North West

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Shuksan- North West  


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Elevation: 9,127'
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Submitted By: Scott Perkins on Feb 16, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: North West aspects of Shuksan from Nooksack River....

Description 

The north/west side contains a number of routes including the Price Glacier, North Face, White Salmon.

Getting There 

Approach from Nooksack River or White Salmon Lodge

Climbing Season

For the North Cascades area.

Weather station 13.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Shuksan- North West:
North Face   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, 5500'   
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Featured Route For Shuksan- North West
North Face Shuksan

North Face Mod. Snow  WA : Northwest Region : ... : Shuksan- North West
A fun route when conditions on the approach are prime(snow covering the low brush and creek). This route can be done r/t in one long day, or at a more moderate pace with a nice bivy overlooking Price Lake. It is also a popular descent route for climbers ascending the Price Glacier route. The schrund at the bottom of the face can open up late season and bar easy/safe access to the face. If this is encountered one can climb a left leaning snow gully to join part-way up the face. The route its...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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