Ascent to Silver Star Mountain-West Peak-8000 on 2013-05-11

Climber: Colby McCoy

Others in Party:SAC Mountaineering clas.
Date:Saturday, May 11, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Silver Star Mountain-West Peak - 8000
    Elevation:8000 ft / 2438 m
    Remaining Elevation:840 ft / 256 m (14% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed to the valley on the 11th and stayed the night. Got up next morning and attempted summit made it within 800ft but weather pushed us back down the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Hot, Breezy, White-out
Cloudy. White out on summit.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Silver Star Creek
    Start Trailhead:3000 ft / 914 m
    Time:1 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    End Trailhead:3000 ft / 914 m
    Time:1 Days 

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