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"Tuttle Peak," Mt. Langley via Northeast Couloir

Postby Eric1234 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:40 am

I climbed this route last May, but somehow neglected to write the report until now. Hopefully the route is in good climbing shape by this spring.
http://peaksforfreaks.blogspot.com/2013 ... heast.html



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Re: "Tuttle Peak," Mt. Langley via Northeast Couloir

Postby maverick » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:38 pm

Very nice Eric, another great TR and some great pic's. Wonder how this route will look
like this year at the same time if this drought continues.
Thanks for posting it. :)
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Re: "Tuttle Peak," Mt. Langley via Northeast Couloir

Postby Wandering Daisy » Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:32 pm

I did the NE Couloir of Langley years ago on 4th July. We found it a very dangerous route. You were wise to do it at night even if your reason were to photograph at dawn from the top. We are in a really tight steep chute when sun hit the top, evidently melting snow and ice, and boulders loosened and started whizzing down the chute. Bowling ball rocks were ricocheting off the walls! Once above that chute on flatter ground the snow had enough sun on it to turn to mush. Massive post-holing! Must say it was one of the most miserable climbs I ever did.
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Re: "Tuttle Peak," Mt. Langley via Northeast Couloir

Postby Mradford » Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:34 am

Awesome trip! The alpenglow in some of those photos is insane!
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