Ascent of Slippery Slab Tower on 2017-05-27

Climber: Bent Wiencke

Date:Saturday, May 27, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Slippery Slab Tower
    Elevation:6356 ft / 1937 m

Ascent Trip Report

Approach via Tunnel Creek. Hiked out via Surprise Lake trail

Would not recommend doing the Tunnel Creek approach in winter or with lots of snow on ground. Almost 3 miles of hill siding was no fun. It was a long day.

11 miles Round Trip
Ascent: 3,400 feet
Descent: 4,400 feet
Time: 13 hours
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles

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