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Ascent of Ruth Mountain on 2020-07-25

Climber: Maureen Seeley

Others in Party:Tristan Jay (12 years old)
Jon Jay
Dan Phillips
Date:Saturday, July 25, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Ruth Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7115 ft / 2168 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked in on Friday under cloudy skies and camped above Hannegan Pass, just below the horrible, eroded "gully." Woke up to sun, left camp at ~7am and summited around noon. Took a slower pace and all the precautions with Tristan, an aspiring mountaineer. Spent 3 hours on the summit - gorgeous, clear, warm, calm day. Descended back to camp for the night. Hiked out Sunday, tagging Hannegan Peak before heading down from the pass.
Summary Total Data
    Trailhead:Hannegan Pass  
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Sunny, warm, calm
Ascent Part of Trip: Ruth Mountain/Hannegan Peak with Tristan (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 Ruth Mountain2020-07-25 



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