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Ascent of Mount Adams-West Slope on 2008-07-19

Climber: Bob Bolton

Others in Party:Duane Gilliland
Greg Slayden
Edward Earl
Ken Russell
Date:Saturday, July 19, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams-West Slope
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8920 ft / 2718 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is my first repeat ascent to be entered at Peakbagger.com. I joined four friends, Duane Gilliland, Greg Slayden (who owns this website), Edward Earl, and Ken Russell, for whom it was the first ascent. Duane Gilliland has just one climb remaining to complete Washington's county highpoints after this climb. It was a gorgeous day to be in the mountains, with perfect snow conditions all the way from the car (parked at the first impassable snowbank) to the HP and back. The amount of snow on the mountain for this time of year is astounding. Greg and Edward carried and used skis on both the ascent and descent.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4420 ft / 1347 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4420 ft / 1347 m
    Trailhead:46.27979° N, 121.59061°W NAD27  4500 ft / 1371 m
Descent Statistics



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