West Twin


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, May 3, 2013
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,360
Summit Elevation (ft): 
11,024
Total Distance (km): 
45.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 3 : you fall, you break your leg
Difficulty Notes: 

Columbia ice fields route includes severe crevasse issues and extremely steep snow slopes. Don't minimize these risks and learn how to manage them before attempting this trip.

Map
Trip Report
In 2012 I made my first attempts at peaks on the massive playground of rock, snow and ice that's known as the Columbia Icefield.

 


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