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Ascent of Snowfield Peak on 2014-08-06

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Adam Walker
Fletcher Jordan
Josh Lewis
Date:Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snowfield Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8347 ft / 2544 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went with Adam Walker, Fletcher Jordan and my brother Josh Lewis via Neve Glacier from Pyramid lake. Thank you Greg Slayden for your route Beta.

My TR using their photos:

http://www.summitpost.org/snowfield-group-tour/925115
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1777 ft / 541 m
    Total Elevation Loss:987 ft / 300 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1777 ft / 541 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1477 ft / 451 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Loss on way in:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Neve-Colonial Col  6870 ft / 2093 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:687 ft / 209 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.4 km
    End Trailhead:7660 ft / 2334 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Snowfield Tour (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Neve Peak2014-08-05 a6496 ft / 1980 m
2Snowfield Peak2014-08-06 b1777 ft / 542 m
3Horsemans Pack2014-08-06 c592 ft / 180 m
4(Attempt) The Needle2014-08-06 d616 ft / 188 m
5Paul Bunyans Stump2014-08-07 e1010 ft / 308 m
6Pyramid Peak2014-08-07 f1262 ft / 385 m
Total Trip Gain: 11753 ft / 3583 m    Total Trip Loss: 11767 ft / 3587 m



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