Hooge Peak


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,216
Summit Elevation (ft): 
10,552
Elevation Gain (m): 
2000
Total Distance (km): 
36.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 4 : you fall, you are almost dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Glacier route includes crevasse issues. Don't minimize these risks and learn how to manage them before attempting this trip. Includes 4th class scrambling up to the glacier.

Map
Trip Report

After summiting Mount Amery, Eric and I began our long (LONG!) traverse around the entire Monchy Icefield to the summits of Hooge and Monchy. You need a lot of factors to come into play before this traverse is worth the effort:

 


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