Ascent of South Early Winter Spire on 2016-08-13
|Date:||Saturday, August 13, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||South Early Winter Spire|
| Elevation:||7807 ft / 2379 m|
Ascent Trip ReportCamped at blue lake trailhead on 12th and started from Blue Lake Trailhead around 7am on 13th. Climbed South Arete route with about 5 pitches and scrambled the last pitch to the top. Scrambled down again, hip belayed at the shark fin, scrambed down more and then did 3 rappels to get down.
All of us at the summit of South Early Winter Spire (2016-08-13). Photo by Sandeep Kumar.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2407 ft / 733 m|
| Trailhead:||Blue Lake Trailhead 5400 ft / 1645 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Gear Used:||Rope, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
Nice clear weather
| Time:||3 Hours |
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