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Washington (or OR- Jefferson) alpine or cragging?

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Howdy,

 

I'm jonesin' to get out of Dodge, or as the case may be, the Bay Area. Want to head north, will most likely do so sometime between tomorrow & Monday, at the latest.

 

2 conditions-dependent routes I've wanted to do for awhile now, but haven't gotten to- Jefferson Glacier on Jefferson, & Adams Glacier on Adams. Both involve steep snow; also, easy rock (easy 5th) on choss on Jefferson; or moderate ice climbing (WI3ish?) on Adams.

 

I've also wanted to try Inspiration Peak in the Pickets for some time, too- it has an, um, involved approach (bushwhacking, glacier travel, all that good stuff). Once you get there, it looks like a sweet exposed 5.9 ridgeline w/ a spectacular top-out.

 

I'd also be totally down to do some cragging. Weather permitting, Inded would be cool, Washington Pass, Leavenworth...

 

Conservatively, I'll just say that I'd be cool leading 5.9 trad right now (haven't climbed outside for a month or so). After getting a couple days in, maybe harder. I've got rope, rack, ride. Would be leaving from Seattle.

 

Hit me up! Phone best. 510.393.2651

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