Ingalls Peak via S ridge

  • Date:
    2012/08/03
    Trip type:
    alpine climb
    USGS quad:
    Mount Stuart
    In:
    Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Teanaway
  • Lindsay with the south ridge of Ingalls Peak directly above her
    Lindsay with the south ridge of Ingalls Peak directly above her
  • A member of the Ingalls Lake welcoming committee
    A member of the Ingalls Lake welcoming committee
  • One of the Dogtooth Spires
    One of the Dogtooth Spires
  • On the south ridge as Lindsay is about to join me at the first belay station
    On the south ridge as Lindsay is about to join me at the first belay station
  • Sitting on the summit of Ingalls Peak
    Sitting on the summit of Ingalls Peak
  • Or is this the summit of Ingalls Peak?  We visited both just to be sure
    Or is this the summit of Ingalls Peak? We visited both just to be sure
  • There were a couple parties on the south ridge when we were ready to descend, so we decided to take the alternate descent route described in the Mountaineers basic climbs guide
    There were a couple parties on the south ridge when we were ready to descend, so we decided to take the alternate descent route described in the Mountaineers basic climbs guide
  • See that grumpy look on her face?  That is because we are re-ascending the alternate descent route.  I rapped to within 30 meters of the ground, only to discover that this descent route requires a double-rope rappel.  Our guide book didn't mention that...
    See that grumpy look on her face? That is because we are re-ascending the alternate descent route. I rapped to within 30 meters of the ground, only to discover that this descent route requires a double-rope rappel. Our guide book didn't mention that...
  • Rapping the south ridge
    Rapping the south ridge
  • Descending NW down the crummy gully between the Dogstooth and the south ridge
    Descending NW down the crummy gully between the Dogstooth and the south ridge
  • Fun!
    Fun!

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