Ascent to Mount Thomson-base of climb on 2010-08-29

Climber: Chad Painter

Others in Party:Tyr Olafssen
Ben Miller
Geoff Lawrence
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 29, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Thomson - base of climb
    Elevation:5960 ft / 1816 m
    Remaining Elevation:594 ft / 181 m (38% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Route finding problems in basin due to low lying clouds, did not contour left soon enough after descending from Bumblebee notch. Reached base of climb and minimal visibility up route. Group decision to return on a clearer day and instead go to IPA fest at Parkway in Tacoma
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:960 ft / 292 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:960 ft / 292 m
    Extra Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Trailhead:Ridge Lake  5200 ft / 1584 m
Descent Statistics

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