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Ascent of Mount Shuksan in 1992-09

Climber: J Thornton

Others in Party:Mike McDunnough
Date:September, 1992
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Shuksan
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9131 ft / 2783 m

Ascent Trip Report

Soloed the rock scramble on summit pyramid. Almost bailed in the morning in thick clouds and fog, but hike up 500 ft to pop out into clear air above low clouds in valleys, so went for it. All day in-between the low clouds and overcast high clouds, we could only see all the mtn tops to horizon.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:4th
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
High and low clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Sulphide Glacier, summit pyramid
Descent Statistics
    Route:same



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