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Ascent of Little Tahoma on 2017-06-25

Climber: Amy Kwok

Date:Sunday, June 25, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Little Tahoma
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:11138 ft / 3394 m

Ascent Trip Report

Very little snow in the forest getting to Summerland (crazy how things melted out so quickly within a month!) We made good timing, arrived at Meany Crest campsite in 5 hours. We roped up there crossing the Fryingpan Glacier shooting for a notch, just south side of Whitman Crest for camp at 9,000'. We arrived at 5pm. Lots of ice worms all over that glacier. We got up around 4:30, but we didn't start moving until 5:45ish? Got to the summit at 10:42. Two bigger crevasses on the Whitman on the higher steeper slope, and there are some smaller cracks at the lower section. We gained a bit more elevation gain than most other climbers due to our approach with where we camp.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8000 ft / 2438 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8000 ft / 2438 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Start Trailhead:3138 ft / 956 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km



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