Ascent of Glacier Peak on 2015-06-14

Climber: Lou Hibbard

Others in Party:Scott Vanevenhoven
Date:Sunday, June 14, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Glacier Peak
    Elevation:10520 ft / 3206 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed Frostbite Ridge and down Gerdine Ridge/Cool Glacier over 3.5 days with Scott Vanevenhoven. Awesome, scenic, route but a lot of work! Steep sections on Frostbite Ridge great fun. Took 2 pickets and 2 screws - only pickets useful this time of year.
Great weather!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8403 ft / 2561 m
    Total Elevation Loss:8403 ft / 2561 m
    Round-Trip Distance:39 mi / 62.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Perfect - a little cloudy one day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8403 ft / 2561 m
    Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:Frostbite Ridge
    Start Trailhead:North Fork Sauk Trailhead  2117 ft / 645 m
    Time:2 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:8403 ft / 2561 m
    Distance:17 mi / 27.4 km
    Route:Gerdine Ridge/Cool Glacier
    End Trailhead:North Fork Sauk Trailhead  2117 ft / 645 m
    Time:1 Days 8 Hours 

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