Archive for August, 2008

Mount Fury Single Push

August 7, 2008

Colin Abercrombie and I climbed Mount Fury in 25 hours roundtrip from the Big Beaver Landing at Ross Lake on August 5th. Mount Fury is located in the Picket Range, an extremely rugged subrange within the Cascade Mountains, and entirely within North Cascades National Park. While the elevation of the primary summits is modest (8,000 ft to 8,300 ft), the relief is spectacular with deeply carved cirques and giant rock faces. Fury is situated in the heart of the Picket Range right at the divide between the two major cirques that form the Northern and Southern Pickets.

The Southern Picket Fence

The Southern Picket "Fence"