Ascent of The Thumb on 2017-07-29

Climber: Robert Bortolin

Others in Party:Jason Seieroe
Neal Robbins
Lisa Miyake
Date:Saturday, July 29, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Thumb
    Elevation:13356 ft / 4070 m

Ascent Trip Report

traversed from Birch across snow field. Ascended up snow to scramble over headwall. Climbed soft snow with poles to near the summit block and scramble up. Descent was primarily on rock, staying off snow until traverse to where we came over the wall. We stayed on the N side of the lake, traversing down to the tarn, then down to camp.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Part of Trip: Birch (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Birch Mountain2017-07-29 
2The Thumb2017-07-29 

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