Ascent of Mount Helen on 1973-07-26

Climber: Dick Ellsworth

Others in Party:Dan Ake
Date:Thursday, July 26, 1973
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Helen
    Elevation:13620 ft / 4151 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did the right-hand ice couloir. Took a 40 foot fall but the screw held. Learned a good lesson on keeping front points sharpened...
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Route:NW Couloir
Descent Statistics

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