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Misty Icefield Traverse - South to North 2018
Timestamp Free: 2020.07.11 - 13:07:46
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges
  (9 days)
Participants: Alexandru Romanciuc,Ben Shewan,Daniel Da Costa,Matthew Baldwin
Difficulty: 3: Routefinding,not many crevasses visible at that time of the year.
We did the classic Misty Icefiled Traverse starting from Remote Peak and finishing with Lone Knoll Peak going over 32 summits along the way.

Day 1 - Remote, Piluk, Old Pierre and Skayuk Peaks
(June 16) The party was dropped off by air on the Piluk Glacier, at the south end of the icefield. The start of our trip wasn't too bad. After we got dropped off we made our way to Piluk Glacier, where we had a small lunch and left our overnight packs down, and used summit packs to ascend our first peak of this trip - Remote Peak. [photo]GoingupRemotePeak.JPG[caption]Going up Remote Peak[/photo] The way up Remote was pretty mellow, not too many crevasses to see for us and didn't take us that much to make it to the col from where we followed the easy NW ridge up to the summit of Remote peak, first peak of our trip. [photo]RemotePeakridge.JPG[caption]Remote Peak Ridge[/photo]

After a short break we soon started our way down the ridge towards Piluk Peak, going down to Piluk glacier there was one steep spot, which wasn't too bad with all the snow that we still had on the route. [photo]GoingupPiluk.JPG[caption]Going up Piluk Peak[/photo]

Soon we went up the SE face towards the summit of Piluk and near the summit we joined the SE ridge, which was pretty easy, the only hard part, class 3 was to get onto the ridge from the glacier and back on the glacier, probably two class 3 moves. [photo]PilukRidge.JPG[caption]Piluk Ridge[/photo] Once we got on the SE ridge of Piluk didn't take us too much time to get on the summit, and soon we started our way down towards the spot where we left our backpacks at the bottom of Piluk Glacier. Once we got to the packs none of us were excited about getting those packs on our backs,but after some food we started our push to the col of Old Pierre and Skayuk Peak. [photo]PittSkayukCol.JPG[caption]Going up Old Pierre-Skayuk Col[/photo]

To get to the col was pretty...

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