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Brief description of the route: Hike from Reflection Lakes trailhead to the Pinnacle-Plummer Saddle and from there to the base of north face of Lane Peak. Climb the steep snow-filled couloir to the summit ridge and scramble on rock to the summit. If the couloir lacks snow or is otherwise unsafe, the ascent will be via the easy southeast side. Descent via the southeast side. Equipment needed: helmet, harness, carabiners, belay device, slings, personal protection, pickets, ice axe, crampons, rope
Was Sunshine route, but changed to the Zipper due to high winds forecast on Hood.
|Driving Distance from Portland||160 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||3 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Relevant Books||Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass by Fred Beckey 75 Scrambles in Washington by Peggy Goldman|
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