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Ascent of Mount Si on 2011-03-24

Climber: Chad Straub

Others in Party:Erik
Maverick(k9)
Toki Wartooth(k9)
Date:Thursday, March 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Si
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:3920 ft / 1194 m

Ascent Trip Report

The snow line set in around 3000 feet, and following around 50 people meant compact icy trails. Thanks to my newly donned yaktrax i stayed on my feet for the rest of it, while Maverick helped to pull Eric up. Beautiful views, unfortunately the back side of haystack is again covered in snow so it will have to wait for next time. On the way down, I removed my foot chains and slid down the first half. Much faster than the way up.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3260 ft / 993 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Trailhead:Trailhead  660 ft / 201 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 



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