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Ascent of Iceberg Peak on 2017-08-09

Climber: Ralph Thornton

Others in Party:Ron Gruber
Date:Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Iceberg Peak
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:9145 ft / 2787 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from the Loop to the Highline Trail. Then north on the Highline to past the Ahern Drift. Began the climb north of the Ahern Drift eventually climbing the highest cliffs far to the northeast. After summiting Iceberg Peak we traversed to South Iceberg Peak. Time there was limited by electrical activity. Sparks were jumping from our trekking poles to our wrists. Descended to the Swiftcurrent Pass trail via a traverse of the North Swiftcurrent Glacier Basin. Hiked over Swiftcurrent Pass and descended on trail to the loop.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble



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