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Ascent of Sahale Peak on 2010-07-01

Climber: Wm Rogers

Others in Party:Josh Lewis
Michael Lewis
Date:Thursday, July 1, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sahale Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8680 ft / 2645 m

Ascent Trip Report

July 1 - still a lot of snow covering most of the trail.

We reached the trailhead a 9:30 pm and started hiking at 10pm.
We climbed 1,700 ft and camped on the col about 1am the next morning.

We started at 6am and hiked mostly over snow to the top.
A sliver of 40-degree snow on the east side, enabled us to climb the final 60ft to the summit summit
without any rock climbing equipment.

Descending, we got lost in the foggy/dizzeling conditions
but reached camp safely and eventually reached the car after
16 hours on the move.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5080 ft / 1548 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
faint snow/drizzle/rain
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5080 ft / 1548 m
    Start Trailhead:3600 ft / 1097 m
    Time:1 Days 4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:8680 ft / 2645 m
    Time:8 Hours 



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