Ascent of Little Tahoma on 2020-07-18
|Date:||Saturday, July 18, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||11138 ft / 3394 m|
Ascent Trip Report1-day climb on a hot, sunny day. Started seconds before midnight. Approach unremarkable in the dark, but enjoyed crescent moon, Venus, Mars, comet NEOWISE, and sunrise halfway between Meany Crest and Whitman Crest. Fryingpan and Whitman glaciers had nice, firm snow in the morning, becoming very slushy in afternoon. Just a few small crevasses were easily avoided. Final snow ramp was very steep and sloppy and in full sun everyone was suffering from the heat. Used a handline on the short, exposed traverse at the very top but it turned out to be not as bad as it looked.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||7200 ft / 2194 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||7200 ft / 2194 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Headlamp, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||7200 ft / 2194 m|
| Loss on way in:||7200 ft / 2194 m|
| Distance:||14.6 mi / 23.5 km|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Rick Teudt
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