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Ascent of Steamboat Prow on 2019-06-04

Climber: Stuke Sowle

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Steamboat Prow
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9720 ft / 2962 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from White River Campground. Trail clear of snow for first three kms than patchy snow. Interglacier is in great shape, made my way up quickly, throwing on traction about halfway up. Snow consolidated early but softened up as the day progressed. Descended via Mount Ruth to Sunrise Trail then began ascent to Second Burroughs.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5783 ft / 1761 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4865 ft / 1482 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5432 ft / 1655 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Route:Glacier Basin
    Start Trailhead:4288 ft / 1306 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4865 ft / 1482 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4514 ft / 1376 m; Extra: 351 ft / 106m
    Gain on way out:351 ft / 106 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.4 km
    Route:Glacier Basin via Mount Ruth
    End Trailhead:5206 ft / 1586 m



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