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Ascent of Silver Star Mountain on 2017-06-20

Climber: John Anholm

Others in Party:victoria lord
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Silver Star Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8876 ft / 2705 m

Ascent Trip Report

6/19/2017 - left Vicki's car at Smokey point park and ride
supper at Buffalo Run in Marblemount
camped at Lone Fir campground in back of my Subaru
6/20/2017 - 6:20AM started hiking up climbers' trail along Silver Star Creek
Vicki had GPS track from Bret from 2 weeks previous Mountaineers climb which was helpful
Long haul up a snowfield/glacier - I felt like I "hit the wall"
weather a bit breezy, clouds around summits, blue sky on east side
ate short lunch at top of snow before going up rock
3rd class rock on top
1:15pm got to summit
no register found
actual summit is knife edge we just reached up to
glisade down
6pm arrive back at car
supper again at Buffalo Run
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Breezy
partly cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Route:Silver Star Creek
    Trailhead:Silver Star Creek  3876 ft / 1181 m
    Time Up:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics



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