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[TR] Mt. St Helens 5-16-14 - Worming through the flows ( Worm Flow route) 5/16/2014

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Trip: Mt. St Helens 5-16-14 - Worming through the flows ( Worm Flow route)


Date: 5/16/2014


Trip Report:

Hope you all do not mind another St Helens Trip report!

I had no school Friday so I was either going to sleep in till 12 or get 2 hours of sleep and go climbing...you know the answer to that one!

Today was the first day that the permits were limited to 100 people. Warm, windy clear then cloudy. The snow was absolute crap. My buddy had snowshoes and they weren't working. I had crampons and they were useless. We just kept going up from the boot pack that was left over from Mothers Day;D

Left marble mtn sno park at 6:45. Got to the summit around 12:45. Glissaded down and down! So much fun! 2 hours down. Clouds were forming but no rain! I gotta go in the fall then I have all seasons covered!

My 4th summit of St Helens. not the hardest one but probably the 2nd hardest one. Still had a great time!!


Heading up in the morning, very warm!


my climbing buddy has snowshoes in his pack;)


time to hit the rocks!


good ol sun ring!


summit! with a bigger mountain staring me down!


bigger and closer!


bringing back my good ol friend back to the top!


Lots of snow and steam!


Gear Notes:

follow the bootpack...seriously....no boot pack..yucky yucky snow


Approach Notes:

Climbers Bivouac is not open yet, no time no it yet. Starting at Marble mtn sno-park does add a couple miles but should not kill ya;)

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