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Ascent to Gannett Peak-Top of Minor Glacier on 2016-08-28

Climber: Denis Dean

Others in Party:G B
Date:Sunday, August 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Gannett Peak - Top of Minor Glacier
    Location:USA-Wyoming
    Elevation:12965 ft / 3951 m
    Remaining Elevation:839 ft / 256 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked the Green River/Tourist Creek route. Told we didn't need equipment for this route, stopped by a 60 degree snow field containing iced over snow at 1:30pm. No way to cross safely without crampons and ice axe
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant



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