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Ascent of Mount Ellinor on 2016-04-10

Climber: Rusty Sherman

Date:Sunday, April 10, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ellinor
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5920 ft / 1804 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from the lower trailhead at 09:15 in the clouds. No snow on the trail until we were above the junction with the upper trail. By the time we left the trees we were above the clouds and it got very warm out quickly with all of the sunshine reflecting off the snow. Winter route was easy to follow and it was still early enough that the snow wasn't too soft yet, but it seemed to be getting slushier by the minute.

Amazing views from the top: all five Washington volcanoes were in view above the clouds! The glissade down was a blast. Great day!!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rusty Sherman
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