American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Formidable, Northwest Face

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  • Publication Year: 1982

Mount Formidable, Northwest Face. On June 28, Gordon Adams and I climbed the northwest face of Mount Formidable. We approached via the primitive Cleve Creek Valley. The route went up the center of the 45° face mostly on névé just left of a rock fin. A couple of exposed traverses of cornice flutings were encountered near the top.

Joseph E. Catellani, Wallingford Alpine Club

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