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Ascent of Mount Olive on 2010-06-15

Climber: A Campbell

Date:Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Olive
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:10256 ft / 3126 m

Ascent Trip Report

- hiked it from Bow Hut via west side of Olive/Nicholas Col
- hut to summit to hut took about 5-6 hours...slowed down by size of our group
- short 20 foot snow slope gains the col from the Icefield...from the col followed ridge up a short exposed step (maybe 35/40 degrees?) and along a short exposed scramble to summit
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2546 ft / 776 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2546 ft / 776 m
    Route Conditions:
Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2546 ft / 776 m
    Start Trailhead:Bow Lake  7710 ft / 2350 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2546 ft / 776 m
    End Trailhead:Bow Hut  7710 ft / 2350 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Wapta Icefields (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Gordon2010-06-144071 ft / 1241 m
2Mount Olive2010-06-152546 ft / 776 m
3Mount Rhondda2010-06-172336 ft / 712 m
Total Trip Gain: 8953 ft / 2729 m    Total Trip Loss: 7543 ft / 2299 m



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