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Ascent of Vesper Peak on 2005-08-04

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Josh Lewis
Date:Thursday, August 4, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Vesper Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6214 ft / 1894 m

Ascent Trip Report

First summit of Vesper with my mom, my brother Josh Lewis and his friend Kenny Griffin. We got a late start and camped at the lake sleeping under the stars which inspired me to make a painting. On summit day my mom kept poking at Pyrite crystals embedded in the large black blocks below the top with a knife filling a handkerchief with fool's gold. I remember lots of bees and feeling weak near the top. Gorgeous sunny day. Been addicted ever since.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp



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