Ascent to Big Four Mountain-on 3rd/4th class rock above snow on 1999-08-28
|Others in Party:||victoria lord <15652>|
|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 Report13 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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