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Ascent of Mount Logan on 2015-07-29

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Fletcher Jordan
Adam Walker -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Logan
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9087 ft / 2769 m

Ascent Trip Report

3 day trip with Adam and Fletcher. Beautiful but also very difficult with the long approach and tedious scrambling (mostly super exposed class 2). We protected the exit from the Fremont Glacier and a nasty gulley on the way to the summit as well as the summit itself. Rangers made off with the register. Unfortunately I didn't have a writing utensil. Watched some fires spring up by Park Creek Pass. Even though we were packed relatively light, it still felt like hard painful miles. Logan definitely gave me a run for my money.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:10087 ft / 3074 m
    Extra Gain:1500 ft / 457 m
    Distance:46 mi / 74 km
    Route:Thunder Creek/Fremont Glacier
    Trailhead:Thunder Creek TH  2000 ft / 609 m
    Grade/Class:Class 4 Grade II Gla
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm
light clouds and breeze in morning



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