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Ascent of Washington Column in 1971-05

Climber: Dick Ellsworth

Others in Party:Hoomin Aprin
Jim (forget last name)
Date:May, 1971
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Washington Column
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5947 ft / 1812 m

Ascent Trip Report

I think this was one of my first walls (might have been Leaning Tower, not sure). Still remember making the blind placement on the roof off of Dinner Ledge though, Hoomin and Jim yelling encouragement from our bivy on Dinner Ledge below.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Bivouac
Ascent Statistics
    Route:South Face
Descent Statistics



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