Ascent of Sacajawea Peak on 2017-09-10

Climber: Harvest Mondello

Date:Sunday, September 10, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sacajawea Peak
    Elevation:9838 ft / 2998 m

Ascent Trip Report

Southwest Ridge (Matterhorn-Sacajawea Ridge)(Class 3* & Class 4) from Matterhorn via Ice Lake approach.

Party of two: Sam (co-tf) & H (co-tf).

Watch for rotten rock.

* One can avoid the class 4 sections by climbing below them on loose class 2 & 3. I prefer the stabler class 4 sections.

Summary Total Data
    Route:Southwest Ridge
    Grade/Class:AG I / Class 4
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Eagle Cap Wilderness Fall '17 (5 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
 Eagle Cap Wilderness Loop2017-09-0516388 ft / 4995 m
1Eagle Cap2017-09-07 
2Matterhorn2017-09-10 a 
3Sacajawea Peak2017-09-10 b 
Total Trip Gain: 16388 ft / 4995 m

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