Ascent to Broken Top-NW Ridge on 2013-10-18
|Others in Party:||James R|
|Date:||Friday, October 18, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Broken Top - NW Ridge|
| Elevation:||8500 ft / 2590 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||675 ft / 206 m (18% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportTurn around due to a knee injury to a party member as a precaution.
Overnight at TH down into the teens and around 60 during the day - perfect!
Some lingering snow from a storm the previous weekend.
One other pair on the peak, and about a dozen on the trail back to the TH who were heading toward the lakes.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3160 ft / 962 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||11.5 mi / 18.5 km|
| Route:||Green Lakes to NW ridge|
| Trailhead:||Green Lakes TH 5440 ft / 1658 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 4|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||4 Hours |
| Time Down:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
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