Correction to Secor, Lion Rock
by Bob Wyka
We had a leisurely start at 09:45 and headed for the west Lion Rock Pass.
We entered the NE Chute and not finding a Class 3 exit we kept following
the chute until its end at 12,200'. Al scouted ahead and found an
entrance into the broad slope near the summit described in the
South-Southwest Slope route. The following changes to the Northeast
Chute route in R. J.'s book describes our course: Enter the NE chute and
continue up the class 2 until it tops out (this is the same elevation as
the saddle between the two peaks of Lion Rock, noticeable to the SE).
Contour around to the right, traversing a rib, and enter the broad SSW
slope. Climb up the Class 2 slabs until the S ridge is attained and an
easy up to the summit.
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