The lower part of the ridge is called The Wishbone. The first part of The Wishbone consists of 450 m of up to 50-degree snow with short sections of up to 60-degree ice. The crux, at about 3800 m, is a steep unprotectable snow slope. A campsite is available at 3900 m.
Next, is a descent followed by a cornice traverse. At the end of the traverse, the ridge rises again along a 250-m exposed knife section to a good campsite at 4400 m. From here the ridge goes up to Lucania's northernmost summit (4900 m).
To reach the main summit requires a 6-km long traverse that goes up and over the middle... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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