Peakbagger.com

Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2018-05-20

Climber: Clint Lusk

Date:Sunday, May 20, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Saint Helens
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8333 ft / 2539 m

Ascent Trip Report

4000ft of butt tingling can't tell if I have a wedgie or not it's so caold down there glissading.

Beautiful day. The clouds tried to chase us up, but we beat them by a couple thousand feet. Descended through the clouds and hike out. 5 hours up, 3 down.

Make sure to not miss the creek crossing as soon as you hit the lava flow at the mountain base. It's not easy to see pre-dawn.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Bivouac
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
Descent Statistics



This page has been served 33 times since 2005-01-15.




Copyright © 1987-2019 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service