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Eric Carter

Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
  • 100
    Activities in 2018
  • 966.2
    kilometers Run in 2018
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Twin Sisters Traverse

Run May 27, 2015
  • 27.8km
    Distance
  • 2,070m
    Elevation
  • 3:47:49
    Moving Time
  • 8:10/km
    Avg Pace
  • 2,901
    Calories
 
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  1. Lukas Chrostowski
    Lukas Chrostowski

    Hi Eric,
    Thanks for putting up your track. We had an entertaining time following it today:
    https://www.strava.com/activities/1154117814
    Especially interesting was getting down from the saddle SE of S Twin Sister. I'm curious what the conditions were like for you. Rappel or down-climb?
    Cheers, Lukas.

  2. Eric Carter
    Eric Carter

    Lukas Chrostowski - right on. We didn't go precisely to the saddle. There's a ridge dropping off the S twin directly to the saddle with N twin but it was steep snow and we didn't have crampons. We descended more to the SE to get to the glacier below. It was a bit of difficult down climbing but didn't need to make a rappel. Hopefully you found a good route!

  3. Lukas Chrostowski
    Lukas Chrostowski

    Hi Eric, sounds similar to what we did. We didn't have a rope either but we passed two rap slings. I had crampons but didn't use them. Our route was slightly N of yours on the descent. I made a video of you want to reminisce.

  4. Eric Carter
    Eric Carter

    Lukas Chrostowski Yep - it's just a jumble of ledges there from what I remember. Probably no good way. I'm sure it depends a lot on where/if the glacier touches the rock. It would be cool though to do the NE ridge directly to the col between. That would be the most aesthetic line for sure. It didn't look trivial though...

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