East Face Fisher Peak

Yellowstone National Park

A short, but steep open face

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
666 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
223 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.9 km
High Point
3.1 km
Gradient
37˚
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East Face Fisher Peak Map

Description

The East Face of Fisher Peak is a nice way to end the day after lapping Rob's Knob. Its about 600 feet vertical, but wide open and moderately pitched. Skin or boot from the top of Rob's Knob about 200 feet to gain the ridge just South-west of Fisher Peak.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May, June, November, December

Features

  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins

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