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Ascent of Ruth Mountain on 2019-07-14

Climber: Rio H

Date:Sunday, July 14, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ruth Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7115 ft / 2168 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trail crew is doing amazing work both on the road to the trailhead and on the trail. Very maintained trail up to hannegan pass. Afterwards, the gulley up the ridge is either a loose rock or rooty scramble.

Summitted in low visibility conditions but there were no crevasses. Was initially planning to go to Icy but in these conditions decided to turn back. Saw two people bivvying at the summit.

As we were heading down, the weather started to clear up.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4103 ft / 1250 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.8 mi / 20.6 km
    Trailhead:3012 ft / 918 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 40 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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