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[TR] Mt Maude - South Shoulder 6/28/2008

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Trip: Mt Maude - South Shoulder


Date: 6/28/2008


Trip Report:

This weekend George, Karen, Doug, and my self Kevin climbed Mt Maude. I have been wanting to climb this mountain even since my failed attempt of November 10, 2003. Well this time we were greeted to wonderful hot weather and not a foot of fresh snow that came down last time. Any how the route was very easy, class 2. It appeared from the register that we were the second party to the mountaain this year. The first party did a decent ski of the North face (bas ass ski route). Anyhow since the weather was so awesome we spent the night on top. The sunset and sunrise were wonderful, and I liked the tundra flowers. Well here are some pictures for your viewing pleasure!


Working our way up Leory Creek Basin IMG_2693mod.jpg


The South Shoulder









South Side of Mt Ferno



























Gear Notes:

Ice Ax

Crampons (did not use, the snow was soft from the heat)


Approach Notes:

Leory Creek Basin

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Thanks for the info...I'll be heading up Monday. Maude/7 Finger Jack. Was wondering how much snow to expect and you answered that question.

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jealous jealous jealous - looks fantastic! you always get the good weather... congrats on your summit!



Usually the bad weather trips such don't get posted. any how thanks for the nice comment!

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Did you take a peak over the N face, by any chance?


Yes! The person who summited precious to us stated in the redister that they were going to ski the north face. So we took a look at it. Clumbing the north face of this peak definately looks fun, and not too hard either!

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as of sunday 7/7, the N face was still in shape to ski (and climb)--Sky posted our trip on turnsallyear. looks like it had at least a week or so of life in it for a climber.

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