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Ascent of Snowfield Peak on 2020-05-29

Climber: Alden Ryno

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, May 29, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snowfield Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8347 ft / 2544 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left car at 0430, return to car at 2010. Summit at 1330. Snow began en masse at 4,200'. Snowshoes from Colonial-Nece Col to west ridge and back to the col. Final 100-200' of the summit was still littered with ample snow/ice making route finding less than hospitable. Tremendous weather; clear, calm, and warm.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Headlamp, Ski Poles, Snowshoes



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