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Ascent of Mount Shuksan on 2016-10-01

Climber: Bryan Thulin

Date:Saturday, October 1, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Shuksan
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9131 ft / 2783 m

Ascent Trip Report

We did the sulphide glacier route. We camped on Shannon ridge. We had bad weather. It snowed about 6 inches. The summit pyramid was dangerous due to the snow. It was class 4 climbing. Not recommended to climb it this time of year.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6604 ft / 2012 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6604 ft / 2012 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Start Trailhead:2527 ft / 770 m
Descent Statistics



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