Ascent of Forbidden Peak on 2015-05-31
|Others in Party:||Vlad|
|Date:||Sunday, May 31, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8815 ft / 2686 m|
Ascent Trip Report23 hrs+ C2C. Started 4:13 am, high camp by 7:30, West Ridge notch by 11:20, on route after 11:30, first team summited 2 pm, second team slowed by rappelling party, summit by 2:20, off summit 2:45, three single rope rappels, two doubles, a simulclimb, then three raps down the snow-filled couloir. Slowed by party in front of us - off the couloir after 11 pm. Cars at 3:52 am.
Snow was softer than preferred but still somewhat firm. Glacier had lots of open crevasses and moats, couloir had many open moats. Took rock up to the notch. Roped up for glacier, placed pickets.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles|
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