Northeast Ridge (Bugaboo Spire)*** 5.8
[Ascending on the NE Ridge, 2 kb]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: Ascending on the NE Ridge © Will Homoky
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This climb is in 14 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

tobydunford - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/15 with Harry Martin

adie84 - 2015

fun, chilled day out as a four, the bugs are amazing!
Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/14 with steve peters, Geoff, rob

Alpine D-
tomdadom - 30/Jul/14

Moved together for 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

Pulled a loose block off on pitch 3, fell and cracked a rib.
CMacD - Jul/04

Hidden - Lead - Jul/97

Bruce Kerr - AltLd - 28/Jul/90 with Grahame Nicoll

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Adamski1986, kingjam, Martin Davies, HIGHTOWER, peter fry, ladislav
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