Slodal via NW ridge

Instead of walking the road between Merry Brook and Bedal Creek, we parked on the Mountain Loop Highway next to Bedal Creek and ascended the ridge between Bedal Creek and Chocwich Creek.

  • Date:
    2011/12/08
    Elevation gain:
    4,340 feet
    Trip type:
    scramble
    USGS quad:
    Bedal
    Car-to-car:
    8 hours
    • 4 hours 43 minutes ascending from Mountain Loop at Bedal Creek bridge to Summit of Slodal
    • 2 hours 37 minutes descending from Summit of Slodal to Mountain Loop at Bedal Creek bridge

    References

  • Not a brush-free route
    Not a brush-free route
  • A steep spot we were too lazy to avoid
    A steep spot we were too lazy to avoid
  • Our first view of Sloan Peak
    Our first view of Sloan Peak
  • Sloan and the NW ridge of Slodal
    Sloan and the NW ridge of Slodal
  • The true summit of Slodal was forested
    The true summit of Slodal was forested
  • Hot cocoa on a sub-summit of Slodal
    Hot cocoa on a sub-summit of Slodal
  • Sloan Peak from Slodal
    Sloan Peak from Slodal
  • Matt on one of Slodal's false summits, Baker to the right
    Matt on one of Slodal's false summits, Baker to the right
  • Matt on one of Slodal's false summits, Sloan to the left
    Matt on one of Slodal's false summits, Sloan to the left
  • Going up on our way down, Forgotten to the right
    Going up on our way down, Forgotten to the right
  • Baker, White Chuck, and Pugh
    Baker, White Chuck, and Pugh

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