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Ascent of Snow Peak on 2009-04-18

Climber: Eric Noel

Others in Party:Ken Jones
Date:Saturday, April 18, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Snow Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7103 ft / 2164 m

Ascent Trip Report

A SnoPark lot sits on the N side of Sherman Pass. Skiers cut a trail that is easily followed around the W side of Sherman Peak to a 6400' saddle. No broken trail from there to Snow Peak but it is easy enough to follow the ridgeline, edging to the W side if needed.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1803 ft / 548 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Ski Trail 13 and Snow Peak N Ridge
    Trailhead:Sherman Pass Parking Lot  5500 ft / 1676 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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