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Ascent to Mount Saint Helens-Radio Tower on 2014-05-03

Climber: Colby McCoy

Others in Party:Tanner McCoy
Justin Studer
Paul Zacheral
Date:Saturday, May 3, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
Point Reached:Mount Saint Helens - Radio Tower
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Remaining Elevation:2333 ft / 711 m (40% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Made it to the radio tower. Conditions were bad it was hailing and snowing, visibility was only about 20 feet. Decided to turn back and try another day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Trailhead:2500 ft / 762 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, White-out
White out



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