NW face of Kangaroo Temple

  • Date:
    2006/09/23
    Elevation gain:
    2,425 feet
    Trip type:
    intermediate rock climb
    USGS quads:
    SilverStarMountainQuad, Silver Star Mountain, Washington Pass
    In:
    North Cascades
    Car-to-car:
    11 hours 38 minutes
    • 3 hours 18 minutes driving there from Lower Queen Anne to Highway 20 hairpin turn (just east of Washington Pass)
    • 2 hours 12 minutes ascending from Highway 20 hairpin turn to base of NW face climb (gearing up)
    • 34 minutes ascending from base of NW face climb (gearing up) to base of NW face climb (starting to climb)
    • 4 hours 7 minutes ascending from base of NW face climb (starting to climb) to summit of Kangaroo Temple
    • 1 hour 25 minutes descending from summit of Kangaroo Temple to notch between Little Finger and Kangaroo Temple
    • 45 minutes descending from notch between Little Finger and Kangaroo Temple to low point
    • 18 minutes descending from low point to pass
    • 58 minutes descending from pass to Highway 20 hairpin turn

    References

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  • East side of Cooper point 7840
    East side of Cooper point 7840
  • Climbers on the the last pitch (starting bottom left) of the N face route on Kangaroo temple
    Climbers on the the last pitch (starting bottom left) of the N face route on Kangaroo temple
  • Silver Star Mountain from Kangaroo Temple
    Silver Star Mountain from Kangaroo Temple
  • Snoozing on summit of Kangaroo Temple
    Snoozing on summit of Kangaroo Temple
  • NW face of Kangaroo Temple
    NW face of Kangaroo Temple
  • Little Finger
    Little Finger
  • NW face of Kangaroo Temple
    NW face of Kangaroo Temple
  • NW side of Kangaroo Temple
    NW side of Kangaroo Temple
  • The Fin
    The Fin
  • N end of Kangaroo Ridge in evening
    N end of Kangaroo Ridge in evening
  • East side of Liberty Bell group in morning
    East side of Liberty Bell group in morning
  • South Early Winters Spire and North Early Winters Spire in morning
    South Early Winters Spire and North Early Winters Spire in morning

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