The steep and quite crevassed Lyman Glacier has a narrow outcrop that separates it into halves. The N portion was the original route. The South portion is steep on the lower half (40 degrees) with unbroken neve or ice; the upper half is a series of crevasses and serac walls.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 120 miles
Driving Time from Portland 3 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass by Fred Beckey
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Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks, Guardian Peaks