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The Southeast face of Mount Hubbard # 3760

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Date: 2003.04.15
Vantage Point: From an unnammed peak ~2500m

Caption: The Southeast face of Mount Hubbard

PhotoDescr: the photo shows the two routes our parties climbed as well as the east ridge which is the easiest way to the summit. We weren't aware of a previous ascent up either of these routes; however, in 1981 a Canadian party climbed Mt. Hubbard via the south face. Information in the CAJ article was sketchy at best without any photos. The red route on the left shows the last 800 m of climbing (300 of which was blue ice up to 45 degrees, and the last 500 m consisted of snow slopes upto 50 degrees) It was easy climbing, but one of our party managed to do a backflip while trying to get through an awkward bergshrund.

The purple route was around 600 m of steep snow slopes, and intersected the yellow route which is the east ridge. The end of both of these routes are obscured by the mountain, and consist of mellow snow slopes with the occasional schrund.

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