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Ascent of Boston Peak on 2017-09-04

Climber: Charles Sidlinger

Others in Party:Leigh Ann Wolfe
Date:Monday, September 4, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Boston Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8894 ft / 2710 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went to climb the N. Face of Buckner but it was melted out. Approached via the Quien Sabe glacier which was quite melted and broken up and bivied at the col after tagging Boston as a consolation. Went over Sahale and walked out as the forest fires raged on the following morning.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Bivouac
    Weather:Hot, Windy, White-out
Smoky and hot from fires
Ascent Part of Trip: Boston Sahale (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Boston Peak2017-09-04 
2Sahale Peak2017-09-05 a 



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