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Ascent of Old Snowy Mountain on 2020-10-04

Climber: Stephen Bobick

Others in Party:Stefan Bobick
Gypsy Vizsla
Date:Sunday, October 4, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Old Snowy Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7880 ft / 2401 m

Ascent Trip Report

From our camp below Ives (6100') we broke camp and headed back to the PCT at 7:30 am. We stashed our overnight gear at the junction with the PCT and took the PCT and the side trail up to the summit of Old Snowy. It was brutally windy with wind chill the last few hundred feet. The trail was snow free with the exception of one short traverse on a snow patch with a very icy 20' stretch near the end.

After a rest break out of the wind we continued on to Ives...

Camp to summit: 2:40 (including stop to stash gear)
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Goat Rocks - Fall 2020 (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1(Attempt) Gilbert Peak2020-10-03 
2Old Snowy Mountain2020-10-04 
3Ives Peak2020-10-04 



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