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Southwest Slopes (Normal Route)*** PD

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5752m. Ascended from the East to a col to the south of the summit. A broad ridge is then followed to the top. Some difficulties may be encountered at the summit snow mushroom. In recent years glacial retreat has pushed the grade up to AD- with up to 60degree ice encountered near the mouth of the glacier.
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This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

robgixer - 21/Jun/14

Straight forward assent. Amazing views from the top.
dhavenhand - 07/Aug/13

Hidden - Jul/13

slacky - AltLd O/S - 16/Aug/12 with Owen, Ben

tsl42 - 2nd O/S - Aug/11 with Tom Skelhon, Chris Davis

Hidden - Aug/11

nickwhimster - Jul/11

Chris Sieradzki - 10/Sep/09

carl_123 - 2nd O/S - Aug/09

Straightforward, with an entertaining final slope. Superb sunrise & summit views, cloud came in on descent.
KeithW - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/08 with Ken Findlay

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/08

Hidden - 16/Jun/08

ali macphee - 2nd - Sep/07

With Jeremy, Izzy and Susan. Straight forward.
jonnie3430 - Lead - Aug/07

markshaf - Jul/05

MikeLell - Jun/05

Jonny M - Lead O/S - Sep/02 with Jim MacDonald

craig h - Solo - Aug/99 with Janet Hannah

Hidden - 1999

Hidden - Jul/94

With Val Pithkethly and gang .
Limestone-Lad - Apr/92

With Adam Cooper . As an acclimatiser . Smashing day out .
Limestone-Lad - Apr/91

leland stamper - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/83 with Mark V

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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 23 (13.0%)
Lead3 of 23 (13.0%)
Followed3 of 23 (13.0%)
Alt Leads1 of 23 (4.3%)
Unknown13 of 23 (56.5%)

'Climbed'16 of 23 (69.6%)
clean O/S7 of 23 (30.4%)