It is often called "the Matterhorn of the Southern Alps." A two-page spread of the winning photo in the 2018 Climbing magazine photo contest went to a picture taken from the South West Ridge. That ridge is a snow and ice climb that would be out of season, but the long North West Ridge is a great late season option. It is a moderate rock climb up a sharp ridge with many gendarmes, culminating in a summit ice cap.Read More
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We play outdoors in the mountains but the outdoors is in crisis. This is not an isolated access issue but a global issue of existential consequences. The latest UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report in October 2018 starkly and unequivocally shows that we must drastically and immediately cut emissions in the next 12 years to avoid the worst consequences of the climate crisis.Read More