Ascent of Pre-eruption Mount Saint Helens on 1963-06-15

Climber: Mike Cooney

Date:Saturday, June 15, 1963
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pre-eruption Mount Saint Helens
    Elevation:9677 ft / 2949 m

Ascent Trip Report

Date is approximate. Climb started from the Snowshoe cabin at the Spirit Lake road turn around on the north side of the mountain. Route climbed was the Little Lizard. Some crampon use for the last 500 feet. Great glissade and plunge stepping on the way down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5477 ft / 1669 m
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5477 ft / 1669 m
    Start Trailhead:4200 ft / 1280 m
    Time:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes

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