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Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2011-06-19

Climber: Gregory Phillips

Others in Party:Les Zollbrecht
Jared Wolcott
Steven Ladish
Mark Smith
Camille Bascetta
Michael Gregory
Fidel Soto
Date:Sunday, June 19, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Jefferson
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:9200 ft / 2804 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climb was part of the Mountain Leadership Institute Alpine Instructor Course. After two days of rain, the weather broke and we were able to leave at 6:30 AM from Scout Lake. Climbed to approx. 9200 ft. on the North Ridge before turning back. One member of the party dropped his boot while changing his socks, and it fell approx. 1500 ft. onto the glacier. I roped up with Steven Ladish and Jared Wolcott and descended to retrieve the boot. Descended to camp without further incident.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Route:North Ridge
Descent Statistics



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