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Ascent of Mount Shasta on 2013-07-04

Climber: Gabriel Pramuk

Date:Thursday, July 4, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Shasta
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14162 ft / 4316 m

Ascent Trip Report

Guiding a 5 day glacier course on the magnificent Hotlum Glacier. Worked on skill the first couple days and after a startling amount of rain on night three, waited a day and summited on day 5. 1:00 am departure, 5:00pm back in town. I was one of two guides, with three guests.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6862 ft / 2091 m
    Elevation Loss:6862 ft / 2091 m
    Grade/Class:Glacier, moderate IV
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:4 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:6862 ft / 2091 m
    Route:Hotlum Glacier
    Trailhead:Brewer Creek TH  7300 ft / 2225 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:6862 ft / 2091 m
    Route:Hot-tun
    Trailhead:Brewer Creek TH  7300 ft / 2225 m



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