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APPROACH--10 miles from the 7,200 foot Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier landing strip, via the 10,000 foot Kahiltna Pass, to the 7,700 foot base.

TOTAL TIME--12 to 24 days

VERTICAL GAIN--12,600 feet

DIFFICULTIES & DANGERS--Occasional mixed climbing through the two rock pyramids, snow and ice up to 65 degrees; low Class 5 rock climbing on rotten schist and frost shattered granite.

CAMPS--10,200; 11,000; 12,500; 14,200; 15,600; 16,600; 17,400; 18,500.

Submitted by: polarwid on 2002-05-15
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Route ID: 15759