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mountaingazelleMonitor Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2007

mountaingazelle

I climbed Mt. Saint Helens with Chris. We had great weather the whole day. The trail is in good condition and the last 1,000 feet is made up of loose scree. Glad to finally look down into the crater rim of this mountain. It was a clear day so we were able to see Hood, Adams, and Rainier from the summit.
Posted Sep 18, 2007 2:12 am

mkpatrickMt. Saint Helens South Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2006

mkpatrick

Beautiful day to be on the mountain, great views of Rainier, Adams, Hood, and Spirit Lake. Small rockslide on the lava dome.
Posted Sep 14, 2007 3:47 pm

travelin_lightnot sure....  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 23, 2004

travelin_light

what route. Great ski descent though. Got lost somehow in the forest at the bottom.
Posted Aug 25, 2007 1:40 am

YEMMonitor Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2006

YEM

A perfect clear day for a birthday climb/hike. My friend was climbing the mountain for the thrid time in a week, trying to see the lava dome for the first time. That's dedication.
Posted Aug 20, 2007 11:29 pm

pkrebsMonitor Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

pkrebs

Exciting views from the rim. A dusty but rewarding hike.
Posted Aug 20, 2007 6:48 pm

whaynalClear day for great views.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2007

whaynal

All the sand was exhausting, but the views were well worth it--not a cloud to be seen, while a nice breeze kept it cool. Butterflies everywhere.
Posted Aug 1, 2007 11:03 pm

NiederbayerMonitor Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2007

Niederbayer

left at 5.00 am from parking spot with my wife - reached rim at 9.00 am - we beat the crowds and had the rim to ourselves until 10.00 am. What a great view!!!!
Posted Jul 28, 2007 4:21 pm

amochkaBack Again...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2007

amochka

Great trip up Monitor Ridge and adjacent snowfields. Hiked up with Jay, Jane, Pat and Kyle. Nice group, very windy day, pumice sandblasting the face isn't that pleasant, but for five minutes on the summit we had no wind. We left at 2:30 am by headlamps and summited and got down before the heat of the day..my preferred method of hiking St.Helens. An alpine start is great for avoiding the heat coming off all that lava rock...
Lava dome looked much different (wider and flatter) than last year around the same time. Will hopefully come back next year to take another peek over the rim.
Posted Jul 14, 2007 12:25 pm

laurelMother's Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2007

laurel

Went there for the first time for Mother's Day, that was a party... I went with a bunch of skiers from Women Climbers NW, but I walked/glissaded. Perfect weather -- cool and a bit of snow for the way up, sunny and warm near the top and for the way down (and for sitting by the car waiting for the skiers to stop messing around and get down).
Posted Jul 12, 2007 4:12 pm

tkoooooooooocatch up  Sucess!

tkoooooooooo

i climbed this in 2004. right before they shut it down. It was a great trip. we went on the loowitt loop around the mountain...absolutely beautiful. then up to the summit. boy the cone has grown by now
Posted Jul 7, 2007 8:05 pm

RomaKWorm Flows Climb and Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2007

RomaK

Beautiful climb! 6 hours to the top from the parking lot at a fairly relaxed pace. Crater view was awe-inspiring! Fun ski down (to within 100 ft of the trailhead!)
Posted Jun 26, 2007 4:23 pm

BaarbAmazing stuff  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2007

Baarb

Oh my goodness, stunning stuff, great views of Hood, Adams, and Rainier, not to mention the dome itself, wow!!!
Posted Jun 20, 2007 12:58 pm

AngelaMonitor Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007
Snow all the way from Climber's Bivouac. The ridge itself is clear but we steered clear and stuck to the snowfields. No crampons needed. Very windy with a heavy mist and even a few snowflakes. We made it to the rim but there was not much visibility. Glissading was great and all in all it was fun. We left at 7 am and returned at 3. Our group was large so we were slow moving.
Posted Jun 12, 2007 8:17 pm

thundercloudWorm Flows  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 9, 2004

thundercloud

Climbed several times, but nothing beats Mother's Day wearing a Euro techno punk outfit.
Posted May 25, 2007 4:48 pm

BSPclimberWorm Flows  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2007

BSPclimber

With my friend Stuart and his g/f. Started at 7, summit by 12:30, started back down at 1:15, back by 3:30. Lost my glasses early on the trail, fortunately ran into someone that had a spare pair I could borrow, a real eyesaver. Beautiful clear day, a bit windy and cool on the summit, but on the way down it got quite warm. The glissades from the summit are first class, up there with the Mt. Adams glissade. An outstanding day.
Posted May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

binersrcoolMother's Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2007

binersrcool

Rain and snow until 6500' when we passed above the marine layer. Then clear blue skies and KILLER views!!!! and dresses :)
Posted May 14, 2007 10:08 pm

Garon CorizFailed Attempt 2
Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2007

Garon Coriz

On a whim, my pal and I set off from my house in PDX at 1:30 am. Made it to the Worm Flows lot at 3:30 am. We had to turn around at 6,200' because of white-out conditions. Got home at 1:30 pm.
Posted Apr 9, 2007 5:54 pm

pingzingrWorm Flows to ?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2007

pingzingr

I think we were there. Something about a white out on the summit. "Saw" the rim...but only the cornice and that was about it. We took on the longer range for our round trip to the top...about eight hours to the top and three back down. Good to get to the top but disappointing cause the day before was crystal clear and beautiful after Mt Hood.
Posted Apr 9, 2007 1:48 am

PawkalaMarch Climb and Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 29, 2007

Pawkala

Took advantage of the only Blue Bird day of the week and headed up to Helens. Took off from Marble Mountain Snow Park on backcountry skis at 8am amd arrived at the summit 6 hrs later. 5650 vertical feet later we enjoyed the view from the windswept top. Had a great ski down...all of that 5650 and straight to the car. 45 minutes down sure beats walking!
Posted Apr 2, 2007 9:02 pm

mow10Sick Snowboard Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2000

mow10

This mountain is the perfect angle to point your board downhill and forget about the brakes...just big sweeping puuurrrfect carving turns....ahhhhhh.
Posted Mar 17, 2007 6:36 am

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