Ascent of Silvertip Mountain on 2017-09-03

Climber: Chris Hood

Date:Sunday, September 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Silvertip Mountain
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:8517 ft / 2595 m

Ascent Trip Report

This ascent literally beat the crap out of me. Lots of fun loose debris/rock, both up high and down low. Unseasonably hot out, and lots of fires in the considerable viewscape of the peak. That said, there is a lot of terrain visible from the peak.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Southwest Ridge
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 15 Minutes

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