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Ascent of Peak 9430 East on 1987-08-04

Climber: Ralph Thornton

Others in Party:Bill Blunk
Date:Tuesday, August 4, 1987
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 9430 East
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:9430 ft / 2874 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bill Blunk and I climbed the West Ridge Route which we wrote and described for the Climbers Guide to Glacier National Park by J. Gordon Edwards. Upon reaching the summit we found no evidence of a cairn or evidence of any previous ascent. We built a cairn and left a small register in a metal film can.

Our ascent was in August 1987 but I could be off by a day or two either way.

Subsequent climbers (Holmberger) reported that the film can was destroyed by lightning.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp



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