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Trip Information
Name: Mt Sir Donald Northwest Ridge
Starts: Sat Sep 02, 2017
Meetup: TBD in the Planning Forum
Return: Mon Sep 04, 2017

Registration opens: Sun Aug 06, 2017
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C/D5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Paul Olynek
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Have you climbed the Mt Sir Donald Northwest Ridge before?

What else have you climbed that is similar in difficulty?

Do you have experience simultaneous climbing using quick belays?

Are you able to drive and, if so, how many can you take?

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Photo taken by Jeffster on ClubTread
This photo was taken on my (Paul) trip in August of 2006.

The trip's main objective will be the long and exposed Northwest Ridge (III, 5.4) of Sir Donald.  A secondary objective will be Uto, which might be possible to do in the same day for fast climbers.

I would like to have max. two groups (4-6 people total) comfortable enough to be able to do simultaneous climbing (a.k.a. "simulclimbing")... using quick belays only to move gear back to the lead climber.  

Whoever decides there are not comfortable with climbing Sir Donald on the Sunday could try to pitch-up Uto, which is somewhat technically more difficult but much shorter. (Grade ~5.6) 

Trip Photos
Mt Sir Donald Northwest Ridge
_Mt Sir Donald Northwest Ridge
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