Ascent of Mount Olympus on 2007-09-02
|Others in Party:||Greg Slayden
|Date:||Sunday, September 2, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7969 ft / 2428 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAscended on day 3 of a 5 day trek with Dennis Poulon and peakbagger.com's webmaster Greg Slayden. Adam Helman (COHP's webmaster) held down the fort at base camp.
On the 16 mile backpack out through the rain forest I slipped and sustained a non-displaced distal fibula ankle fracture. The walk out was unpleasant at best!
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||7391 ft / 2252 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Aid Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Raining, Cool, Windy, White-out|
| Gain on way in:||7391 ft / 2252 m|
| Distance:||22 mi / 35.4 km|
| Route:||Blue Glacier Route|
| Start Trailhead:||Hoh River Trailhead 578 ft / 176 m|
| Time:||3 Days |
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