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#802266 - 06/01/08 09:02 PM [TR] The Brothers - South Peak, Route 1 variation
altasnob Offline

Registered: 05/07/06
Posts: 26
TRs: 7 Photos: 20
Loc: Seattle, WA
Trip: The Brothers - South Peak, Route 1 variation

Date: 6/1/2008

Trip Report:
The slide path if you miss the fork in the creek

The hourglass and lunch rocks

We did the route 1 variation that is to the right of, and parallel to, the standard southeast couloir. The route is steeper and narrower, and is a good break from the sea of footsteps up the standard route.

The couloir ends with a single pitch of 5.4 to the summit

The payout

Here's a pic for those thinking of doing the traverse

Gear Notes:
We used crampons early in the morning but by 9 am the snow was soft enough to kick steps without them.

Approach Notes:
Spotty snow up through the Valley of the Silent Men. Easy to post hole through the snow to the logs and debris below.

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#802278 - 06/01/08 10:36 PM Re: [TR] The Brothers - South Peak, Route 1 variat [Re: altasnob]
olyclimber Offline

Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 25205
TRs: 47 Photos: 890
Loc: In Love with You
Great pics! them Bros.

#802279 - 06/01/08 10:43 PM Re: [TR] The Brothers - South Peak, Route 1 variat [Re: olyclimber]
JoshK Offline

Registered: 07/09/02
Posts: 5972
TRs: 27 Photos: 237
Loc: Seattle
Great pictures, thank you for sharing.

#802282 - 06/01/08 10:46 PM Re: [TR] The Brothers - South Peak, Route 1 variat [Re: JoshK]
pink Offline

Registered: 10/19/06
Posts: 8490
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nice pictures \:\)


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