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Ascent to Cathedral Rock-Base of Rock Pitch on 2011-06-18

Climber: Abram Elwell

Others in Party:Kristin Elwell
Date:Saturday, June 18, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Point Reached:Cathedral Rock - Base of Rock Pitch
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6500 ft / 1981 m
    Remaining Elevation:224 ft / 68 m (7% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Snow in gully up to first rock pitch. Raining, cold, windy with low visibility. Didn't attempt to lead the pitch. Approach difficult due to snow on ground beginning at trail head. (3340') Road closed ~.75 miles before TH due to multiple large blow downs.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3140 ft / 957 m
    Route:SW Face
    Trailhead:3360 ft / 1024 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Drizzle, Cold, Breezy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time:8 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Daniel (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1(Attempt) Cathedral Rock2011-06-183140 ft / 957 m
2(Attempt) Mount Daniel2011-06-19 
Total Trip Gain: 3140 ft / 957 m    Total Trip Loss: 3140 ft / 957 m



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