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Ascent of Penguin Peak on 2020-05-14

Climber: Andrew Holman

Others in Party:Abbey Collins
Date:Thursday, May 14, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Penguin Peak
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:4331 ft / 1320 m

Ascent Trip Report

The snow on Penguin Peak is absolutely mind-blowing right now! Best snow descent I've had in my life. Massive glissades mixed with snowpack that makes it feel like you are running with spring shoes (a "bouncy plunge-step"). Just, sheer joy. We came down last night in probably 1/10th the time it took us to hike up! Oh, you could probably ski/board it too..if you're into that sort of thing.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy



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