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Eric Carter

[TR] N Cascades - Shuksan Fischer Chimney Conditions 8/3/15 8/3/2015

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Trip: N Cascades - Shuksan Fischer Chimney Conditions 8/3/15


Date: 8/3/2015


Trip Report:

We scrambled the Fischer Chimneys on Aug 3rd. Trail is in great shape and easy to follow carins up the chimneys. Winnie's slide is mostly down to ice with a strip of snow on the right. I had an axe and a sumtec and led up placing two screws in the ice to belay my gf up with her one axe. The upper curtis is exposed ice at the tongue (plenty of running water near the bivy sites) but low angle and didn't require a belay. One sketchy crevasse bridge on the high point before hells highway, then smooth sailing to the summit. We down climbed everything to Winnie's slide where we found a fixed anchor far skiers left from which I lowered my gf and then down climbed. Overall super fun day climbing with a variety of terrain. Just going to get icier. We were almost exactly 12 hrs car to car.


Summit register is in place but missing paper. If you go up, bring some write in the rain paper!

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