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Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2009-07-27

Climber: Robert Dixon

Date:Monday, July 27, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Saint Helens
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8333 ft / 2539 m

Ascent Trip Report

Perfect Climb. Near record temperatures, so we got up at 2:30 and made our way up to the trail head. Started before dawn with Jupiter and Venus blazzing. Made the summit in 4 1/2 hours, saw some rock slides and some steam coming out from the crater. Great trip back ... everything just went perfectly!!!
Summary Total Data
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Sunny and Hot



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