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Ascent of Tower Mountain on 2020-09-29

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Josh Lewis -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tower Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8444 ft / 2573 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took the ledge at the base of the cave on the west face. Explored the cave and there are indeed hoola hoops in there. Followed wide ledge right until a large gully. Stayed right in the gully and took my time on wet kitty litter slabs. Cairns mark the way but it can be a puzzle. At the base of the white "V" rock headed right and searched for easy ledges that take you to the south shoulder. A little snow added spice. It all goes at class 3 and about 1000' of scrambling.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Start Trailhead:Rainy Pass  
Descent Statistics



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