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Ascent of The Tooth on 2014-06-19

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Adam Walker
Date:Thursday, June 19, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Tooth
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5604 ft / 1708 m

Ascent Trip Report

My first multi-pitch climb led by Adam Walker. He was patient while I was learning. Our route started from Alpental hiking above source lake to snow arching South that lead up a notch on the South face. Some easy class 2-3 traverses SW slope to get to the first belay station (Pineapple Pass). Many other friendly groups were up there. 4 pitches of 5.4 up to the summit, 4 rappels back to Pineapple Pass with 2 additional rappels down onto snow for a total of 6 rappels. Perfect weather and conditions the whole way.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2484 ft / 758 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Trailhead:3120 ft / 950 m
    Grade/Class:II 5.4
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope



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