South River Peak  
Condition Updates  
Route: Ivy Creek Trail
Posted On: 2022-07-08, By: TravelingMatt
Info: Trail is generally easy to follow and most blowdowns have been cut. You might lose it in spots above treeline but keep going in the obvious direction and you'll find it again. Once your 11-mile approach to the summit block is over, you can ascend either the east face, heading up directly from the trail underneath the summit through scree, or go around to the north and find an opening slightly northwest of South River's main N-S ridge. Both are steep class 2. The south face and west sides definitely do not go. 
Route: Ivy Creek
Posted On: 2022-05-28, By: supranihilest
Info: Longest and most boring 13er there is? Mid-summer conditions. With exception of a handful of small, easy snowfields above treeline the route is snow free. Quite swampy above treeline though. Lots of deadfall along the whole route. Trail runners were all we needed. 
Route: Ivy Creek/Goose Lake
Posted On: 2021-06-24, By: tjf242424
Info: Summer conditions. Some downed trees on the Ivy Creek Trail, but overall in good condition. 
Route: East Ridge
Posted On: 2020-06-08, By: sdkeil
Info: Peak goes without any flotation or traction needed. Lots of down timber along the trail, which made the 24.5 miles feel even longer. The standard class 2 summit finish wraps below the cliffs on the SE face, but this was guarded by a steep snow slope that had high penalty points for a slip. An alternate snow free summit finish can be found by taking the East ridge direct and finding a short, loose class 3 gully on the NW side of the final summit ridge. 
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