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Ascent of Silver Peak on 1996-01-14

Climber: John Morrow

Others in Party:Richard Turner
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, January 14, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Silver Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5605 ft / 1708 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the NW Basin, Richard Turner left our skis on the "dome" and booted with single ice axes up a couloir leading th ethe upper NE ridge. After going over the top we began descending the NW ridge until stopped by the notch. There we rappelled back into the basin and skied flat light (poorly) out.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Cl 2 steep snow
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Skis
Ascent Statistics
    Route:NE snow gully
Descent Statistics



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