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Ascent to Dragontail Peak-West Summit on 2009-06-14

Climber: Greg Chappell

Date:Sunday, June 14, 2009
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Dragontail Peak - West Summit
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8700 ft / 2651 m
    Remaining Elevation:140 ft / 43 m (1% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Headed over solo after summiting Colchuck with Aseem. Successfully summited the major West summit, but t-storms were forcasted and were clearly moving in, and I want to return to my climbing partner.

The storm moved in when we returned to our tent. We later learned a climber was involved in a lightning strike on Colchuck.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Colchuck/Dragontail  (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
 (Attempt) Dragontail Peak2009-06-14
1Colchuck Peak2009-06-14



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