Linking with The Hose on the right hand side of Serra Three's north face is possible, and was our original intent. Climbing the hanging glacier is not feasible, it is massively crevassed with huge ice cliffs and a schrund below The Hose. Climbers would have to traverse six or more pitches to reach the base of The Host from the bottom of the final couloir below the Tellot Dome-Serra Three Col.
We descended over the Tellot Spires-Eaglehead Col and then down to the Shand-McCormick Col. Descending this late season is a lot more involved than the guide implies. The upper headwall is 60°+ on the McCormick side and the schrund was nearly 10m high with a 1-2m overhang on it. The Shand side looked less icy but still sports a large... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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