Ascent of Silver Star Mountain on 2014-06-08
|Others in Party:||Ida Vincent|
|Date:||Sunday, June 8, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Carpool|
|Peak:||Silver Star Mountain|
| Elevation:||8876 ft / 2705 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMountaineers group of 10.
Snow level at 5000 ft. No obvious trail after crossing the creek. Bushwacked until above the tree line. Summit block had steep hard packed snow that was easily doable without protection. Left packs behind just before the "step-around" on climber's right. Scrambled to the summit. On the decent, one half of the group down-climbed and the other half rapped the top section.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||5507 ft / 1679 m|
| Distance:||10.6 mi / 17.1 km|
| Route:||Silver Star Glacier|
| Trailhead:||3369 ft / 1026 m|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||7 Hours 39 Minutes|
| Time Down:||4 Hours 48 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Kristian Kalsing
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