Mt. Gilbert, Northwest Couloir

Mt. Gilbert is located above South Lake.

Overview

It requires one full day to approach and climb. We leave the cars before sunrise with the goal of returning by sunset. The Northwest Couloir on Mt. Gilbert is one of the finest in the Sierra. It is 5-6 pitches long with each pitch getting progressively steeper. The couloir narrows near the top and the last pitch reaches 55 degrees.

Elevation: 13,106 feet, 3994m
Difficulty: Intermediate
Length of Trip: 1 Day
Difficulty Rating: Grade 3/4 Ice Climb

Cost

$225 Min Two Person
Private guiding also available

Dates

Contact

SIERRA MOUNTAINEERING INTERNATIONAL

236 N. Main St., Bishop, CA 93514 USA

PH: 760-872-4929 · FAX: 760-872-2489

info@sierramountaineering.com