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TR: Lamarck 2013/06/14-16

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Re: TR: Lamarck 2013/06/14-16

Postby Vaca Russ » Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:44 am

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We just exited 4 days ago. I completly agree with aufsess. Climb the Col using the boulders on the left (south) side. Avoid the ice and snow completely.


Please stay tuned for an upcoming report.

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Re: TR: Lamarck 2013/06/14-16

Postby jimmeans » Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:22 am

The route through the boulders is the route that we were expecting to take when we approached the col in mid-June. This was based on the previous TRs that I was able to find on the net. Then we arrived at the col and saw people descending through the snow. Our timing was fortunate in that the snow conditions were near perfect.
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Re: TR: Lamarck 2013/06/14-16

Postby TDC » Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:25 pm

Thanks Russ for the recent photo and confirming that avoiding the ice/snow is best. I will be heading up and over the col for the first time on July 30. The pic and advice is really helpful.
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Re: TR: Lamarck 2013/06/14-16

Postby shan1203 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 10:31 am


Thanks for this great trip report - I am using it to plan an upcoming trip to Lamark Col! :D

Happy Hiking,
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