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Ascent to Mount Olympus-East Peak-Glacier Pass on 1987-04-05

Climber: Paul Richards

Date:Sunday, April 5, 1987
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Olympus-East Peak - Glacier Pass
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6200 ft / 1889 m
    Remaining Elevation:1562 ft / 476 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Talk about young and dumb! No ropes, no shovel, and just two of us. All the crevasses were filled in as we traversed up the Blue Glacier. Saw huge avalanches in the morning as we started late after hiking about 20 miles in one day. Made it to Glacier pass and started up but it would have foolish to roll the dice any more than we already had! What a view with a clear day looking down on the Hoh Glacier from Glacier Pass.
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