Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 1987-05-03
|Others in Party:||Dave Allen|
|Date:||Sunday, May 3, 1987|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Mount Saint Helens|
| Elevation:||8333 ft / 2539 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOn the first weekend and second day that climbing the volcano was again allowed after the eruption, several of us joined the pre-permit throngs on the peak. It was a great day, with a heat wave making it very pleasant to be on the mountain.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4593 ft / 1399 m|
| Route:||Monitor Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Climber's Bivouac 3740 ft / 1139 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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