Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2002-05-12

Climber: Jeff Crow

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 12, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Saint Helens
    Elevation:8333 ft / 2539 m

Ascent Trip Report

Late arrival @ TH, follows bootrack up to bivy spot. Awoke to sound of early morning footsteps crunching on snow. Men, women, climbers in dresses in honor of the Mother's Day Holiday tradition. Easy route up, to great views north, Rainier, East to Adams, and South to MT Hood. Great long & fast glissade.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5700 ft / 1737 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Bivouac
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy, nice.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5700 ft / 1737 m
    Route:Worm Flows Route
    Start Trailhead:swift ski trail  2633 ft / 802 m
Descent Statistics

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