Ascent of Shelokum Mountain on 2019-08-24
|Date:||Saturday, August 24, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8069 ft / 2459 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDone 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.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Gardners (1 nights total away from roads)|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Luke Helgeson
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