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Ascent to Glacier Peak-Not even close on 2010-07-02

Climber: Eric Noel

Others in Party:Dean Molen
Dennis Poulin
Ken Russell
Date:Friday, July 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Glacier Peak - Not even close
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5260 ft / 1603 m
    Remaining Elevation:5260 ft / 1603 m (58% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Glacier Peak 1, Eric 0. I bailed due to lame weather. What can I say? I'm a fair weather backpacker. Snow starts around 5000 presently.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4268 ft / 1300 m
    Elevation Loss:4268 ft / 1300 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3868 ft / 1179 m
    Extra Loss:680 ft / 207 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:North Fork Sauk Trail
    Trailhead:North Fork Sauk TH  2072 ft / 631 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3588 ft / 1093 m
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:North Fork Sauk Trail
    Trailhead:North Fork Sauk TH  2072 ft / 631 m



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