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[TR] Mt. Hood - north face right gully 1/2/2013

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Trip: Mt. Hood - north face right gully


Date: 1/2/2013


Trip Report:

we climbed that north face right a couple of days ago.


approach was deep snow but lots of snowshoe and ski tracks helped out. sorry i walked in the track.


the cooper spur stone shelter is dug out, spacy and warm.


we traversed in across the north face to avoid postholing up the glacier,not sure if it was easier or not...


the snow was steep and deep and the ice was hard. i was glad i brought those BD guide pro gloves.


constant spindrift avalanches were extremely not fun.


tunnelling out the summit cornice was quite scary.
















Gear Notes:

4 ice screws, simulclimbing and simul-soloing


Approach Notes:





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Yeah, the climb was quite a cold slog. You already poached most the photos, but here a few extra frames i grabbed.


Crossing the bergschrund to get to the gully.






And a good view of the 2nd ice pitch.




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yep south side descent, 15 hours from cooper spur shelter to charlie's mtn view


Does one use a car shuttle to do this?


Awesome and cold-looking photos, thanks for the report!

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