The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
Base-camp for Clyde Minaret is at Lake Ediza (9,300 ft.), which is 6 miles from the Agnew Meadows trailhead (8,300 ft.). The approach to Clyde from Lake Ediza is about 1.75 miles, and the ascent of the North buttress begins at 11,100 ft. A rope is not necessary unless someone in your party is uncomfortable on exposed class 3. Most of the route is class 3 and the exposure is sustained at times - not a beginning class 3 route! The class 4 down climb along the summit ridge is not really very hard,
|Driving Distance from Portland||745 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||14 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Maps||SW of campsite at Lake Ediza http://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=37.68456,-119.16741&z=14&b=t&o=r&n=0.25|