Ascent of Silver Peak on 1996-01-14
|Others in Party:||Richard Turner|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, January 14, 1996|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5605 ft / 1708 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom the NW Basin, Richard Turner left our skis on the "dome" and booted with single ice axes up a couloir leading th ethe upper NE ridge. After going over the top we began descending the NW ridge until stopped by the notch. There we rappelled back into the basin and skied flat light (poorly) out.
|Summary Total Data|
| Grade/Class:||Cl 2 steep snow|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Rope, Skis|
| Route:||NE snow gully|
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