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Ascent of Desperation Peak on 2010-08-14

Climber: Tyr Olafssen

Others in Party:Steve Townsend
James Hamaker
Date:Saturday, August 14, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Desperation Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7080 ft / 2157 m

Ascent Trip Report

First assent and new approach from Marmmut pass assent from west side chimeny 8 pitches 5.8 in one spot rest around 5.4 Rock fall is a major hazard unless you are extremly careful.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:5.8
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
80 and sunny



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