Silvertip Mountain Climber's Log

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gimpilator - Sep 14, 2014 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2014

South approach  Sucess!

This was my 30th ultra-prominence peak. I did the hike with Greg Slayden. We both found the steep grassy traverse at 5900 feet to be very unpleasant. Overall it's a very impressive peak and requires a lot of effort to reach the summit.


Redwic - Oct 1, 2012 12:14 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012

One Of The Best!  Sucess!

This was my favorite summit trip of my 2012 primary hiking season. Martin Shetter and I ascended the peak via the southwest ridge route. The peak has a wide variety of terrain, from steep scree and dirt slopes, steep forests, steep meadows... I think you can catch the "steep" aspects of the route. Some scrambling and side-traversing, too. Fantastic views from the summit. I highly recommend this peak.

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