Ascent of Little Tahoma on 2011-08-12
|Others in Party:||Les Zollbrecht -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
|Date:||Friday, August 12, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||11138 ft / 3394 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft high camp (located where Meany Crest meets the Fryingpan Glacier) at 6:00 and traversed to Whitman Gap (1.75 hours). Broke for snack on the windy gap (30 minutes) and then traversed to base of final snow headwall (45 minutes). Climbed the snow couloir to the rocky summit (3 hours) arriving at the summit in exactly 6 hours.
Left at 1:00
We made our way back to camp in 5 hours, broke camp and started down by 7:00 PM. Arrived at the trail head at 10:15 and drove home.
This was a 23 hour day!
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||7238 ft / 2206 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||7238 ft / 2206 m|
| Quality:||10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Hot, Breezy, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||7238 ft / 2206 m|
| Start Trailhead:||Trailhead at Paved Road 3900 ft / 1188 m|
| Loss on way out:||7238 ft / 2206 m|
| End Trailhead:||Trailhead at paved Road 3900 ft / 1188 m|
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