Ascent of Satulick Mountain on 2012-05-13
|Others in Party:||Nick B|
Manisha P----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, May 13, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5577 ft / 1699 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHiked the Wonderland Trail over Rampart Ridge. We encountered sustained snow cover at about 3400'. Crossing Kautz Creek was no problem. The Wonderland Trail is washed out, in this area. To pick it up, head upstream. On the opposite bank, just above the island in the middle of the river channel, is a set of steps/switchbacks leading up the bank to the trail. We took the bridge across Pyramid Creek then hiked up the hillside on the trail to the next major creek crossing. From here, we headed more or less due west on snow to the major bump on the ridge north of Satulick's summit. Then we walked the ridge south. 8 1/2 hours car to car, including break at the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3700 ft / 1127 m|
| Distance:||13 mi / 20.9 km|
| Trailhead:||Longmire 1877 ft / 572 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Time Up:||5 Hours |
| Time Down:||2 Hours 45 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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