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jared_j

Mt. Borah North Face as early summer snow climb?

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I'm road-tripping from the east coast to Seattle mid-June, with scheduled stops in CO and WY for some moderate snow climbing and rock scrambling (I'll be solo).

 

I've seen Mt. Borah done as a fall early-season ice climb and generally it gets described as such. With the fat snowpack this year, on paper, sounds like it could be a fun moderate snow scramble. I don't see a lot of TRs for this area in general, and none for this mountain in early season. Is there a good reason?

 

Any other moderate Sawtooth scrambles worth thinking about? This area is just out-of-the-way enough that I'd like to sample its worthwhile offerings while driving through as I don't see myself heading back that way willfully in the near future. Since I'm solo none of the finer alpine rock routes are on the table.

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You may also want to post this in the Forum for idahosummits.com. I'm not familiar with the route, but there has been some discussion about it on that forum.

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