Ascent to Silver Star Mountain-West Peak-8000 on 2013-05-11

Climber: Colby McCoy

Others in Party:SAC Mountaineering clas.
Date:Saturday, May 11, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Silver Star Mountain-West Peak - 8000
    Elevation:8000 ft / 2438 m
    Remaining Elevation:840 ft / 256 m (14% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed to the valley on the 11th and stayed the night. Got up next morning and attempted summit made it within 800ft but weather pushed us back down the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Elevation Loss:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Hot, Breezy, White-out
Cloudy. White out on summit.
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Silver Star Creek
    Trailhead:3000 ft / 914 m
    Time Up:1 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Trailhead:3000 ft / 914 m
    Time Down:1 Days 

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