Wiwaxy Peaks - East Tower


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, October 1, 2010
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,703
Summit Elevation (ft): 
8,869
Elevation Gain (m): 
1200
Total Distance (km): 
16.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Loose, steep and some exposed scrambling to reach the east summit of Wiwaxy Peaks. I wouldn't do this route with snow or ice.

Map
Trip Report

After scrambling up Mount Schaffer on Thursday, I decided that a long hike followed by a scramble up Wiwaxy Peaks would be in order for Friday, October 1 2010. 

 


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Comments

Wonderful documentation! Loved it. I did the hike solo up from the EP Hut to the Gap on 7 Oct 2016 and descended the Huber Ledges to Oesa in a full blown snowstorm. Almost got lost on the ledges twice! Very tricky! Looking at your pictures from 6 years ago, it brings home the fact that weather plays such a critical part in the mountains, can mean the difference between life and death!

Thanks! And yes. Weather plays a critical role in the mountains and all outdoor adventure.

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