South Twin Peak


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015 to Sunday, May 10, 2015
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,581
Summit Elevation (ft): 
11,749
Elevation Gain (m): 
1700
Total Distance (km): 
46.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 4 : you fall, you are almost dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Glacier travel over many crevasses, steep snow or low-angle ice climb to a spectacularly exposed ridge to the summit apex.

Map
Trip Report

Finally, on May 9, 2015 I managed to summit South Twin Peak on my third attempt of this beautiful mountain. I have some history with the north end of the Columbia Icefield, and with South Twin in particular.

 


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