Cutthroat Wall

Weather Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Route is probably in the shade till around noon Itinerary 3:00 AM – Leave home (3:15 hr drive) 6:15 AM –…

Mount Rainier - DC Route

Itinerary Thursday 2:10 AM – Drive to Paradise (2:30 hr drive) 4:40 AM – At Paradise 5:00 AM – Hiking (6 hr hike) 11:00 AM – At Camp Muir (12 hrs acclimatization) 11:00 PM – Start climbing (4,500 ft, est. 9 hours, starting at 10,050 ft) Friday 4:00 AM – Top of Cleaver (12,250 ft,…

Orbit

Itinerary 3:25 AM – Leave home (2:10 hr drive) 5:35 AM – At trailhead 5:45 AM – Hiking (2 hours? 2.5 miles, 2,200 ft gain, Mountain Project says +/- 1.5 hours) 7:45 AM – At base 8:00 AM – Climbing (55 degrees, sunny) (45min per pitch, 7 pitches, 5:15 hr) 1:15 PM – Summit 1:45…

Flyboys

Schedule Tuesday 5pm – Drive to bike drop off (4 hr drive) 9pm – Arrive, sleep in truck Wednesday 6am – Drop off locked bikes 6:30 am – Drive down 7:00 am – Parked 7:15 am – Start hiking 8:00 am – At base 8:15 am – Climbing 4:15 pm – Top of climb (8…

Memorial Weekend 2020

Weather Google: LINK NOAA lower crag NOAA upper climb Weather at crag/No Sweat Arete (updated 5/21/2020) Sat: 37/56, mostly cloudy, 30% chance of rain Sun: 39/64, mostly sunny Mon: 42/71, partly sunny Tue: 50/74, mostly sunny, a chance of rain Weather at Shoshone (updated 5/21) Sat: 33/49, mostly cloudy, 40% chance of rain, 8-10 mph…

Idaho 2020

Resources idahoclimbingguide.com – Good resource for more climb details Google Earth map CalTopo map Day 1 – Driving there, 10 hours 10 hour drive to Redfish Trailhead. Day 2 – Saddleback Lakes 8.3 miles, 2,900 ft gain. Backpack into the Saddleback Lakes, establish base camp for Elephant’s Perch and other climbs. Day 3 – Elephant’s…

Devils Peak

Forecast at ~4,300 ft elevation in the area (updated 4/16 2 PM) Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow after 5am. Snow level 5300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the evening. Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow before…

Red Rocks 2019

Climbs that sound good Johnny Vegas – 5.7, 4 pitches, sounds pretty protected? On second pitch make sure to stay right to avoid 5.9 slab. Descend using gully which requires 70m rope? Solar Slab or Going Nuts – 5.6, 10 pitches. Both are accessed after climbing Johnny Vegas, so a super long day of climbing.…

Cathedral Peak

Drive is 4:30 hours long Hike in should be less than 8 hours (a friend not in great shape did it in 7) Road conditions: Paved all the way to Andrews Creek trailhead Sunrise 6:15 AM, sunset 7:50 PM Thursday 8:00 PM leave home (after Bazar) 12:30 AM at trailhead, sleep Friday 8:30 AM wake…

The Perfect Crime

Weather As of 3:00 PM 8/23… Mountain Forecast NOAA Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Saturday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Breezy. West wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around…