Soaring nearly 3000' from glacier to summit, the West Arete of Eldorado is surely the longest continuous rock climb in the North Cascades. Guarded by a long and strenuous approach, this route is only climbed a few times a season by very competent parties. The setting is …trip details
Eldorado Peak 8,876'
Eldorado Peak, located in the North Cascades National Park, offers the alpinist the opportunity to climb a peak in a wild and beautiful alpine setting. The peak lies at the edge of the largest continuous ice cap in the lower 48 states that is not attached to a volcano.
This climb is the easiest climb on Eldorado, but that doesn't mean its easy! The East Ridge of Eldorado Peak features all the aspects of a climb in the Cascades range: steep trails, scree, glacier crossings and a knife edge arete! Our climb will start with a very steep …trip details
Our four day trip to Boston Basin or Eldorado is recommended for people who want to experience the full gamut of classic alpine climbing. Both areas have a number of peaks and routes such as Sharkfin Tower, Sahale Peak, Dorado Needle and the well known Forbidden Peak. …trip details