North Early Winters Spire

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North Early Winters Spire is the second highest point in the Liberty Bell Group located just south of Washington Pass on the North Cascades Highway. It is similar in appearance to the South Spire and separated from it by a deep cleft. The easiest route is the Southwest Face at 5.6 plus. Reaching the face from the west via the couloir between the towers can be complicated and involves climbing up to 5.7.

See also - Liberty Bell Mountain, Concord Tower, Lexington Tower, and South Early Winters Spire

Elevation (feet): 7,760
Elevation (meters): 2,365
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Washington
Latitude: 48.512909
Longitude: -120.655417
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1950
First successful climber(s): W. Grande, P. Schoening, & D. Widrig
Nearest major airport: Seattle, WA
Convenient Center: Winthrop, WA

Thanks to Fred Spicker for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There is one trip report for North Early Winters Spire.

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  • Log #8774 - by Clas Ternström on Dec 31, 2002
    New route on the north face. Following a narrow snowfield (45-50 degrees), short traverse to the summit. Whith Mikael Lilja.