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Ascent of Mount Stuart on 2015-09-12

Climber: Nick Magill

Date:Saturday, September 12, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Stuart
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9415 ft / 2869 m

Ascent Trip Report

Weather was a bit funky the weekend we went. It was fine below 8,000' but the whiteout conditions presented us with a navigation challenge on the summit ridge. We ended up descending the steeper couloir adjacent to Cascade Couloir by following the wrong set of cairns. On the hike out of the valley back to Esmeralda it started snowing and accumulated a couple inches up on longs pass, more I'm sure on Stuart.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Headlamp, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Cascade Couloir
Descent Statistics
    Route:Ulrichs Couloir



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