Ascent of Mount Olympus on 2016-07-03
|Date:||Sunday, July 3, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7969 ft / 2428 m|
Ascent Trip Report3 days trip. Could have been done in 2 days. The second night, we camped only 2 hours from the trailhead.
Started on a Saturday morning at 9:30, we reached Glacier Meadows at around 4:30PM. We set up camp, ate and went to bed. It was 6:30PM at that time.
We woke up on Sunday at 2AM, and started hiking around 3AM. We reached the summit around 9:30AM. We went up through Crystal Pass since fourth of July route was blocked by a bergschrund. We climbed the summit block via the East face, using nuts as protections.
We came back at camp around noon, took a quick nap, and started going down again. At 7PM, we reached another camp and decided to camp there. The next day, we woke at 4AM, started at 5 and reached the car at 7AM.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||9412 ft / 2868 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||46 mi / 74 km|
| Route:||Blue Glacier|
| Trailhead:||-1443 ft / -439 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Fabien Le Gallo
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