Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2016-09-19

Climber: Katja Hurt

Others in Party:Taylor Gibler
Chuck Thompson
Date:Monday, September 19, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Mount Saint Helens
    Elevation:8333 ft / 2539 m

Ascent Trip Report

Via Monitor Ridge. Raining in lower trail (stopped just beyond tree line). Freezing fog at final 500', windchill well below freezing. Wind gusts pushed us around at several points on final stretch.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Extremely Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Monitor Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Climbers Bivouac Trailhead  
    Time:3 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics

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