Sunday, April 29, 2012

Mt St Helens adventure

Wow. I'm a bit tired from it all, but here are the stats.

Marble Mountain Sno-Park arrival 3:40pm Friday

Departed 4:20pm for base camp on Swift Creek Ski Trail, 2.2mi, 1000' elevation gain to 3760'

Arrive at Chocolate Falls and set up base camp 6:00pm

Wake up at 5:45am get things moving/warm, breakfast, gear up, double-check everything.

Depart for summit on snowshoes ~9:00am

Arrive at summit ~1:15pm, 2.5mi, 4500' elevation gain

Depart summit ~2:15pm Bootpack/Glissade on my bum back to base camp arrive ~3:45pm.

Mt St Helens Trip

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Stairway to Heaven

I <3 hillmap.com

We will be doing our best to follow this path to the summit (It avoids slopes >28 deg. whenever possible).

Click the link on the map to get your map nerd-out on!