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Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2015-08-21

Climber: Ryan Frome

Others in Party:Nick Turtura
Gary
Date:Friday, August 21, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Jefferson
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:10497 ft / 3199 m

Ascent Trip Report

Very little snow this year. The traverse was half the size of normal according to Nick. Our weather was breezy with a misty cloud blowing over the summit when we got across the traverse. Cleared out when we were back at the Red Saddle for a perfect view. The next day the smoke from the forest fires in WA blew into Oregon, so we hit it about right.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy



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