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|Northeast Ridge (Bugaboo Spire)|| 5.8 |
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|3176m, 12 pitches. 5.8 / D-
The North east ridge on Bugaboo Spire was made famous by Roper and Steck's book Fifty Classic Climbs in North America. Like so many Bugaboos climbs, the climbing is varied, the rock good and the position spectacular. A word of caution though, more parties have been benighted on the Northeast Ridge than all the other routes in the Bugaboos combined. Traditionally only half the parties on this route make it back to camp before dark. |
Dave Croft, David Isles, Richard Sykes, John Turner Aug/1958
Photo: Pitch one at sunrise from the Bugaboospire Col © Will Homoky
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This climb is in 9 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.
Moved together some the easy stuff.
Jack Loftus - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/13 with Nick
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/13
carl_123 - AltLd - 01/Aug/12
Hidden - 01/Aug/12
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/12
Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/10
Fantastic route in perfect weather! Simul-solo to Bugaboo-crescent col. Alternate Lead P1-P6, Simul-climbed P6-P10. Descent Via Kain route. 11 hrs Tent to tent.
Will Homoky - AltLd O/S - Aug/08 with Ned Atkins
CMacD - 2004
Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 28/Jul/90 with Grahame Nicoll
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