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Ascent of Mount Siyeh on 2008-07-23

Climber: Tony Brown

Date:Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Siyeh
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:10014 ft / 3052 m

Ascent Trip Report

GMS climb: David Olson and Jim Schroeder lead 9 other climbers up to the top. Met at Siyeh bend, hiked trail to Siyeh pass/Piegan Pass Junction. Continued a few hundred yards toward Siyeh pass, then turned left off the trail, made our way through some brush and then up the prominent gully to the base of the band of cliffs that runs through the middle of the mountain. After about 15-20 ft of class 4 we headed to the top. Jim and Laurel took an early lead, but Brock kicked it into high gear and made it to the top first. Clouds obscured views from the top but we got some glimpses of the neighboring peaks during the descent. Jim offered a belay on the decent of the class 4 section. What a great way to start on the park's ten thousand footers!
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:III (4)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Rope
    Weather:Breezy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:4 Hours 15 Minutes



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