Ascent of Steamboat Prow on 2021-06-20
|Date:||Sunday, June 20, 2021|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||9720 ft / 2962 m|
Ascent Trip ReportTook the climbing route from Glacier Basin. Inter Glacier had no signs of crevasses or moats. The snow was soft and great for kicking steps in the morning, slushy in the warm afternoon. Carried crampons but didn't use them. Glissading conditions were great - heavy snow made braking almost unnecessary, and we glissaded continuously for about 3,000 vertical ft. Took 29 minutes to descend from 9,600 ft to 6,600 ft!
Peak 6735, Mt Ruth, and Steamboat Prow, with Mt Rainier in the background, from Glacier Basin trail (2021-06-20). Photo by Rick Teudt.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||5300 ft / 1615 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||5300 ft / 1615 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||5300 ft / 1615 m|
| Loss on way in:||5300 ft / 1615 m|
| Distance:||12 mi / 19.3 km|
| Route:||Inter Glacier|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Rick Teudt
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