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MonopoleGreat Ski Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2010

Monopole

Went up Worm Flows with maybe about a hundred other people on a gorgeous day. It was pretty windy near the top, so the traverse along the rim to the true summit (no other takers while I was there) was a bit of work.
Posted Apr 5, 2011 12:01 am

bellinghamclimberGorgeous day out!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2011

bellinghamclimber

We snowshoed up from Marble Mt. Snow Park, and took approximately 6 hours to summit. Above 6500 feet or so, we got above the clouds and had amazing views of Hood, Adams, and Rainier. A bit icy near the top, but a great day out nevertheless.
Posted Apr 4, 2011 3:36 pm

belowfellowWorm Flows Tour  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2009

belowfellow

A great trip with a great group of guys with bluebird skies. The snowboard line down was nice too.
Posted Feb 16, 2011 1:18 pm

skyriderWind and ice
Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2011
Started at Marble Mount snow park. Rain up to 4000', then partially clearing skies giving us a false promise of hope. Hard snow and unbreakable crust lower on the mountain with large sections of water ice covered in wind-packed powder higher up. Crampons made the going a bit easier but weren't really necessary. Whiteout conditions and a late start forced us to turn around 300-400 feet below the summit. Snowboard descent was very challenging due to the whiteout, but once we dropped below the clouds and figured out our route it became quite enjoyable.

The snow below timberline was choppy, wet and heavy and I found myself struggling to remain upright during the last mile or two through the trees.
Posted Feb 1, 2011 2:06 am

Josh LewisGreat Glissades  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2010

Josh Lewis

There were some decent glissades on the way down, plus it was neat seeing all the snow cornices up there.
Posted Jan 13, 2011 12:41 pm

RetroGear1979

RetroGear

My brother made a climb the year before St Helens blew it top. Glad we did not wait another year!
Posted Jan 12, 2011 6:57 pm

Snidely WhiplashWhite out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 1988

Snidely Whiplash

Back in the days before you needed a permit. Couldn't see a thing up there.
Posted Jan 2, 2011 12:59 pm

ExcitableBoyMonitor Ridge  Sucess!

ExcitableBoy

Finally climbed St. Helens. Too bad the top was long gone by then.
Posted Dec 26, 2010 9:09 am

iquest4itWashington's Broken Top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 10, 2010

iquest4it

Having climbed this mountain dozens of times in all seasons, I'd have to say that climbing in a flowery dress and wide-brimmed hat on Mother's Day is special by any measure.
Posted Dec 25, 2010 7:34 am

letskeepmovinToo many beers (the night before)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 1998

letskeepmovin

Really thought this was going to be a cake-walk so didn't train hard. That was mistake. Did ok with very bad hangover. Incredible views.
Posted Dec 21, 2010 8:01 pm

breauxtrahncrater crest not summit
Date Climbed: May 28, 2007

breauxtrahn

We made it up the 8200' crest, but didn't traverse over to the high point. Maybe I'll go back and do it again and we can get an mmHHm! earlier start.
Posted Dec 8, 2010 9:39 pm

LeviThree hours of sleep, 11 hours walking  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2010

Levi

Climbed with a buddy of mine and my dog. We got a 5 am start and ended up getting a little lost in the dark. Snow starts about a mile into the trail and caused us to lose it. We waited for sunrise to find we were on a ridge across from Monitor Ridge. After a lot of bushwhacking we got on the right trail. It was very windy the entire day. We would sink to our waists in the snow by the rocks and my dog gave up about half way up. I had to carry him on my shoulders awhile but then he got his second wind. It was a tough one to make but it was worth it. The views were incredible without a cloud in the sky.
Posted Nov 4, 2010 1:57 pm

kevin trieuexpensive permit  Sucess!

kevin trieu

did it after climbing Liberty Ridge on Rainier. amazing sight of the missing half of the volcanoe.
Posted Oct 1, 2010 6:16 pm

maxhazegreat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1997
awesome
Posted Sep 29, 2010 3:53 pm

sastarWarm Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2010
Second time climbing St. Helens in two years. Started out from Climbers Bivouac around 0845. Warm sunny day top to bottom. Very hazy at lower elevations and thunderheads could be seen off to the south around Mt. Jefferson. Still a lot of snow up at the top, especially inside the crater rim preventing a direct view down into the crater.
Posted Jul 31, 2010 12:52 am

Diggler1st Washington 'summit!'  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2010

Diggler

Started out from the trailhead at 12.12 after late previous night coming up (to Beaver campground) from Hood- an adventure in itself.

Beautiful day- blue skies, birds chirping, etc. Uneventful hike up; took some breaks along the way & enjoyed the amazing views. Easier to hike on the snow. Seemingly as if to validate the maps' claims that there were indeed glaciers on the mountain, we saw several small crevasses en route, adding to the climb. As I thought, popping up at the rim was spectacular, with Rainier waiting for us on the other side! Crater (+ lava dome + mini glaciers inside) otherworldly. We could also see Adams, Hood (summited day before!), Jefferson, & barely the 3 Sisters! Summited a few minutes after 18.00. Stayed away from the crack at the summit cornice! Hung out, had some beer, & left 19.19. Perhaps the best ass glissading I've ever had- grooves worn into mountain by previous summiters were incredible! Due to the snow cover, we were able to descend glissading to virtually the level where the trail goes into the forest. Back at the parking lot 21.17, exhausted. Quite enjoyable campfire that night at the bivuoac, before leaving the Northwest the next morn. Great to do this amazing peak (my first Washington summit!) with Jake (thanks for driving down from Seattle, man) & Faith!! To Sean, from whom we got the permits- really sorry you couldn't make it yourself, but thanks so much- we had a great time.
Posted Jul 20, 2010 1:45 pm

jamesmc2Go Ski St. Helens!  Sucess!

jamesmc2

Worm Flows is a fun straight forward route. Ascended on Skis the whole way. Wide open fun skiing the whole way down. Climbed with my friend Clint McMahill during our final year of med school.
Posted Jul 5, 2010 2:27 am

LakesideHikerHeavy Winds  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1995

LakesideHiker

Beautiful day, but windy for last 1000 feet.
Posted Jul 4, 2010 7:34 pm

kraymesSki Monitor Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 1989

kraymes

Great ski. Looped the LooWit trail in 2008 which was far more difficult due to washouts on the creek crossing.
Posted Jul 2, 2010 2:32 pm

nartrebbackup to the fallback  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2010

nartreb

It ain't Rainier or Hood, but I had a lot of fun on this little climb. Excellent hard snow on a cloudy morning and huge glissades on a hot and sunny afternoon.
Posted Jul 1, 2010 6:21 pm

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