This gallery contains images from two routes. 1. Crystal via Helen & Father Dyer - Class 3 2. Crystal via Father Dyer's East Ridge - Easy Class 3
Partner: Kristi Henes
We climbed Mt Helen then did the class 3 traverse to Father Dyer. From Father Dyer we climbed Crystal Peak and then Peak 10. Our route was just under 8 miles and 4,000 vertical. It took us 7 hours. Mt. Helen's East Slopes - Class 2 Traverse to Father Dyer - Class 3 Traverse to Crystal - Class 2 Traverse to Peak 10 - Class 2
Summit of Helen... Happy Birthday text to Colleen
Kristi explains the route to Jim
A view of our route. Pacific Peak (top left of center). Father Dyer (top right of center) . The painted wall of Father Dyer reminds me of the painted wall in the Black Canyon.
Alex and Jim coming off of Helen
Alex and Kristi Hen... ass
Lots of exposure on this move
Pacific Peak front and center. Atlantic Peak top left.
Kristi eyes Father Dyer's summit
Summit of Father Dyer... Happy Birthday text to Colleen
Alex and Kristi on Crystal's summit.
Summit of Crystal... Happy Birthday text to Colleen
After traversing from Father Dyer to Crystal we decided to check out Peak 10.
Summit of Peak 10... Happy Birthday text to Colleen
Summit of Peak 10. Merica!
Dillon Reservoir from Peak 10
Lower Crystal Lake and Father Dyer
Father Dyer's East Ride - Class 3 Crystal's South Ridge - Class 2