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Alpine Scramble - EXPLORATORY

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September 5-7, Sat-Mon - Mount Fernow & Copper Peak, 9249' & 8964' (SR5-5) (USGS Holden) TBD mi., 9400' gain. Exploratory scramble. Party limit of 6. No students. Leader permission required. Contact leader for details, permission and sign-up. Meeting location and time TBD. Leader: Jeff Panza, 206-755-9962, scramblebear@speakeasy.net. (s7/31-9/02) Description Will attempt Mount Fernow (East Ridge) and Copper Peak (East Face). Both peaks are class 3 rock and Copper has a section of steep snow. Gain will be approximately 9400'. Equipment Helmet, ice axe and emergency descent gear required. Driving Instructions TBD Route Description Provided on sign-up. Mount Fernow's Rankings Bulger List: 8th. 400 ft clean prominence: 11th. Stephenson/Bongiovanni: 8th. Copper Peak's Rankings Bulger List: 19th. 400 ft clean prominence: 22th. Stephenson/Bongiovanni: 19th.

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