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Jim Hill - 6757'
Miles RT: Elevation Gain: Route/Trail:
8 3800' route
Map: GT -
Season: spring
We Parked at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center parking lot and followed the outlet stream to Lantham Lake. We arrived at the 4143' still frozen lake on it's east side, having crossed the creek on solid snow bridges lower down.  From near the mid point on the east shore of the lake, we made a direct ascent of the ridge to the east, cresting at a saddle just south of Pt. 5707, turned right and followed the ridge into the basin north of Jim Hill.  From there a rising traverse on moderate snow slopes put us at the saddle to the east of the summit.  We were greeted by bare rock and scrambled pretty much straight up the ridge to the high point.  Descent was the reverse of the ascent.  An aptly rated T4 rock scramble along the summit ridge.
  May 12 & 13, 2007      
Power line pause  
Jim Hill / Lanham Lake  
Climb to the north ridge
Emerging on north ridge
Look east  
North ridge
Rising traverse - notch  
Great views
Heading to the notch  
Summit rocks
Summit ridge  
Group on top
and back we go...  
Go around to the right
and to the left  
and along the top
nice ridge walk  
Probably hardest part  
Back onto snow  
and the north ridge
still nice views
Rock Mtn / Howard
Reassemble at Lanham Lake
Route Map
Drive Hwy 2 to the Mill Creek Road/Stevens Pass Nordic Center Parking lot.
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