Ascent of Broken Top on 2008-06-30

Climber: Thomas Eichhorn

Date:Monday, June 30, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Broken Top
    Elevation:9175 ft / 2796 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trail to Green lakes under six feet of snow.The lakes were still frozen.Snow all the way to NW ridge saddle at 8000'and then mostly clear on the ridge.Could have used a rope to rap of ledges at the base of summit block.I won't forget it next time.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3875 ft / 1181 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3875 ft / 1181 m
    Route:N.W. Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Green lakes TH  5300 ft / 1615 m
Descent Statistics

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