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Grainger - Northeast Face and East Ridge
Timestamp Free: 2020.08.05 - 04:39:12
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Chehalis Group
The east ridge of Grainger has several bumps on it. From below the south face, one climbs a scree gully to cross the ridge east of the bumps, then climbs near the crest for a while on thenorth side until steeper ground is encountered. Here a spectacular ledge with a block on it crosses rightwards across the middle of a sheer wall - lots of exposure and class 3 to get around the block. This allows one to outflank the steep section and the upper NE face is scrambled over good granite and small snow patches to the summit. It is probably faster to rap and downclimb the S. or W. ridges than it is to walk down from the summit via this route....
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