Ascent of Bonanza Peak on 2009-06-27

Climber: Milda Tautvydas

Date:Saturday, June 27, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bonanza Peak
    Elevation:9511 ft / 2898 m

Ascent Trip Report

In one trip climbed East Face of Bonanza 6/27; Martin 6/28; Fernow 06/30; Copper East Face Direct to N Ridge on 07/01; moved camp from Copper Basin to Ten Mile Pass on 07/02; hiked down to Devore Creek, stashed gear, then climbed Flora 7/03 and moved camp downstream on Devore creek; moved camp to upper Bird Creek basin in the Bird Creek headwaters and camped high in the basin among the avalanche debris and snow 7/04 (a lot of Thrush's singing their hearts out all hours of daylight in Upper Bird Creek Basin!); climbed Tupshin and the N. Ridge of Devore on 07/05 and returneddown the N. Ridge of Devore to our high camp in Upper Bird Creek Basin; hiked out from our Bird Creek basin high camp, down Devore Creek to Weaver's Point, hitched a ride on a boat to Stehekin and got some food (we were out of food!) and with only minutes to spare we caught the ferry to Field's Pt. Landing, and drove home, all this on 07/06. We called the outing The Bonanza Extravaganza! With David Salinger.
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