Ascent of Mount Saint Helens on 2014-06-29
|Date:||Sunday, June 29, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Mount Saint Helens|
| Elevation:||8333 ft / 2539 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWeather was a bit crummy, but kept us cool. Left Climber's Bivouac and climbed up along Monitor Ridge through the clouds and drizzle until the top. Got above the clouds at the summit for about 30 minutes before they came back around and surrounded us. Glissaded about 2600 vertical feet, had to scramble back across 3 or 4 ridges to get back to the trail.
Me and Jonathan at the summit (2014-06-29). Photo by Mike Bowen.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4600 ft / 1402 m|
| Route:||Monitor Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Climbers Bivouac 3733 ft / 1137 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||4 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
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