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Ascent of Bonanza Peak on 2019-07-31

Climber: Russell Bennett

Others in Party:Josh Emery
Date:Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bonanza Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9511 ft / 2898 m

Ascent Trip Report

Phelps Creek Trailhead to Cascade Pass Trailhead.

Random stats:
~91 miles
~36,000 ft total elevation gain
10 Peaks (9 Bulgers | 2 Repeats)
5 lbs lighter (me)
3 Black bears seen (one nearly walked into... maybe 20 feet away before we saw each other)
Countless Thimbleberries consumed
Amazing sunny weather the entire trip!

Peaks Summited:
South Spectacle
North Spectacle
Maude
7FJ
Fernow
Copper
Martin
Bonanza
Buckner
Horseshoe

Note: gpx file is my best approximation of our route (not actual tracks)
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
Ascent Part of Trip: Cascade Peak Slam (7 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Spectacle Buttes2019-07-28 
2Spectacle Buttes-North Peak2019-07-28 
3Mount Maude2019-07-28 
3Seven Fingered Jack2019-07-28 
5Mount Fernow2019-07-29 
6Copper Peak2019-07-29 
7Martin Peak2019-07-30 
8Bonanza Peak2019-07-31 
9Mount Buckner2019-08-03 
10Horseshoe Peak2019-08-03 



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