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chrisc88

Kautz Conditions?

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Fellow climbers!  Has anybody recently got on the Kautz route on Rainier?  I climbed the Fuhrer Finger a couple weeks ago, and on our way up, there were plenty of folks who were shooting for the Kautz coming down because they heard that it was no good.  I also heard from several IMG guides that it was no good.  Unfortunately, none of these people had actually seen the would-be uncrossable obstacle in person.

I did give the rangers a phone call asking about conditions, and they said that things were normal up there though.  I'm yet to see a trip report here or a route tick on Mountain Project, so I am not quite sure what to believe..

Any good info would be much appreciated!  I'm hoping to go up there this upcoming weekend.

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