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Ascent of Glacier Peak on 2019-08-18

Climber: Abrahm Rollins

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, August 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Glacier Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:10520 ft / 3206 m

Ascent Trip Report

The Glacier was in pretty good shape for it being August. There were a few large ones but all were easily passable with Snow bridges and some light traversing.
I managed to leave Camp at midnight and was able to spend quite awhile on the summit alone watching the sunset.

Having to hike all the way back out in one day was extremely exhausting. I would plan at least 3 days if you want a good comfortable experience
All in all it was an incredible experience. I finally climbed all of Washington's volcanoes!

You Can See the full climb here link Glacier Peak at Hike To Hike
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Mud/Swamp, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Headlamp, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Cool Glacier
    Start Trailhead:North Fork Sauk  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Cool Glacier



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