Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2013-06-11

Climber: Gabriel Pramuk

Date:Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Saint Helens
    Elevation:8333 ft / 2539 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at 5:00 from the lower parking lot at 2600 feet or so. Ended up walking up to about 5000 feet before there was decent snow cover. Booted up Monitor Ridge and skied Worm Flows in breezy conditions, foggy, light snow, and somewhat substandard corn. Better conditions from about 7000 feet down to 5500. Went with one other climber.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5733 ft / 1747 m
    Elevation Loss:5733 ft / 1747 m
    Grade/Class:mod snow 2-III
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5733 ft / 1747 m
    Route:Monitor Ridge
    Trailhead:2600 ft / 792 m
    Time Up:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5733 ft / 1747 m
    Route:Worm Flows
    Trailhead:2600 ft / 792 m

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