Ascent to Mount Saint Helens-Tree line on 2014-04-26

Climber: Kristian Kalsing

Date:Saturday, April 26, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Point Reached:Mount Saint Helens - Tree line
    Elevation:4042 ft / 1232 m
    Remaining Elevation:4291 ft / 1307 m (76% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Snow FT for SIG. Planned to summit with caution due to loose wet avalanche warnings and storm forecast. Abandoned summit attempt altogether when we got up at 2 am and conditions had worsened. 1.5 feet of heavy/wet snow and most people having to dig out their tents.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1323 ft / 404 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:Worm Flows
    Trailhead:2719 ft / 828 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes, Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes

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