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Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2016-05-01

Climber: Mark Smith

Others in Party:Austin D. Smith
Emily Nagele
Will Howard
Date:Sunday, May 1, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Saint Helens
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8333 ft / 2539 m

Ascent Trip Report

The Worm Flows Route is snow starting about 1 mile from the Marble Mountain Sno-Park. Snowshoes are no longer needed, even on warm days. The route including the crater rim traverse does not need crampons. Crampons will be of more benefit for the traverse later in the season when the snow consolidates to ice.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5853 ft / 1783 m
    Extra Gain:90 ft / 27 m
    Route:Worm Flows Route
    Trailhead:2660 ft / 810 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Time:6 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 12 Minutes



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