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Corteo Peak East Face # 16428

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Date: 2014.09.15
Vantage Point: Maple Pass trail

Caption: East face of Corteo Peak behind Maple Pass. The SE buttress is on the left and the north ridge on the right.

PhotoDescr: Early morning light is necessary to bring out the details of the face. The climber's goal is to reach the notch in the north ridge. From Maple Pass, drop into the basin below the east face. Approach and climb the spur ridge in the center of the photo. Near where it pinches out cross the gravelly ledges aiming for the notch in the north ridge. From the notch it is Class 3 and 4 climbing to the summit.

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