Ascent of Vesper Peak on 2012-07-07
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, July 7, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6214 ft / 1894 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSnow began in the Wirtz Basin making the rest of the hike in the snow. Ascended over a pass just below the true Headless Pass which was quite steep. Luckily I ran into a couple who had boots on that were able to kick in steps, otherwise I wouldn't have been able to make it. Coming back I found the true Headlee pass which is a bit wider but just as steep. Lots of downclimbing with the ice axe. Trail running shoes for this hike probably weren't the best.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles|
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