Ascent of Cathedral Rock on 2016-06-26
|Date:||Sunday, June 26, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6724 ft / 2049 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOn Sunday, June 26, three other Mountaineers and I climbed Cathedral Rock. It was a perfect day: almost no clouds, a slight breeze that kept the bugs away, a few spots with cooling snow, and dry rock to climb on. There was a lot of loose rock, though, and I was at times kicking rocks down. We managed the rock fall risk by either scrambling really close together, so that a rock wouldn’t have time to pick up speed before it hit someone, or going one at a time.
From the summit, we could see the neighboring Mount Daniel, but also Mount Rainier, Mount Shuksan, and Glacier Peak (along with tons of other peaks).
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Gear Used:||Rope, Ski Poles|
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