Ascent of Triple Divide Peak on 1979-08-05
|Others in Party:||Bill Blunk|
|Date:||Sunday, August 5, 1979|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Triple Divide Peak|
| Elevation:||8020 ft / 2444 m|
Ascent Trip ReportClimbed during multi-day Norris Traverse trip. Began hike at St. Mary Falls parking area.
Day 1-Hiked South Shore St. Mary Lake trail to red Eagle Lake Foot.
Day 2-Hiked to Triple Divide Pass then up Triple Dive Peak to the saddle north of the summit. climbed Triple Divide.
Day 3-Hiked up past Norris. Climbed Norris. Camped NW of the 7912 hump on the Continental Divide.
Day 4-Climbed Goat Peak. As per info in the summit register there it was the second ascent. The first ascent was about two weeks previous to our ascent. Hiked to the meadows below Red Eagle Glacier.
Day 5-Hiked to Almost a Dog Pass and camped there. climbed Logan after setting up camp.
Day 6-Climbed Citadel and returned to camp.
Day 7-Traversed below Blackfoot Glacier and Jackson Glacier. Foud trail and hiked down to Gunsight Lake. Camped there.
Day 8-Hiked out to St. Mary Falls parking area.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
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