Ascent to Big Four Mountain-on 3rd/4th class rock above snow on 1999-08-28

Climber: John Anholm

Others in Party:victoria lord <15652>
Kevin Weed
Date:Saturday, August 28, 1999
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Big Four Mountain - on 3rd/4th class rock above snow
    Elevation:5500 ft / 1676 m
    Remaining Elevation:660 ft / 201 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

13 hour bushwhack.
Did not get to the top.
Kevin set up simple belays in several difficult places.
Hiked up "snow field", dropped 5 feet to rock at the top and looked back to discover it was hollow under the snow!
Roped up on way back down snow field.
Turned around because we were running out of time. Got back at dusk.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope

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