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Ascent of Shelokum Mountain on 2019-08-24

Climber: Luke Helgeson

Date:Saturday, August 24, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Shelokum Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8069 ft / 2459 m

Ascent Trip Report

Done in combination with Gardners and Lamont.

From North Gardner, dropped down the west slope to 7000ft and back up the loose scree to the 7300ft saddle between Shelokum and Lamont. Ascended the SE ridge staying as high as possible. After ~7700ft the ridge became class 4 terrain but it goes. When in doubt drop to the west side of the ridge. On the return to the saddle, dropped down an open gully on the SW side of the summit till ~7800ft and traversed across steep gullies back to easier terrain on the ridge. Headed back to the saddle to ascend the NW ridge of Lamont.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Gardners (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Gardner Mountain2019-08-24 
2North Gardner Mountain2019-08-24 
3Shelokum Mountain2019-08-24 
4Lamont Mountain2019-08-24 
5Wolftit Peak2019-08-25 
6Abernathy Peak2019-08-25 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Luke Helgeson
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