Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2002-05-12
|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 ReportLate 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.
| Gain on way in:||5700 ft / 1737 m|
| Route:||Worm Flows Route|
| Start Trailhead:||swift ski trail 2633 ft / 802 m|
This page has been served 272 times since 2005-01-15.