Stanton Mountain Climber's Log

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ToTheHeights

ToTheHeights - Feb 13, 2018 5:24 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2017

Gotta come back for Vaught  Sucess!

5/30/17 w/Luke Koenig and Ryan Stadheim
Howe Ridge route winter conditions

TheSeanM

TheSeanM - Jul 31, 2016 1:04 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2016

Stanton  Sucess!

Tons of flies but nice view!

Adriana

Adriana - Oct 28, 2015 7:28 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

Stanton  Sucess!

Nice hike, views were kinda obscured from the smoke that rolled in though.

jweber42

jweber42 - Jul 20, 2015 11:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2015

Stanton  Sucess!

This was one of the hardest climbs/hikes I have every done. No views at the top due to clouds. Need to climb again on a much clearer day.

davbaker21

davbaker21 - Feb 6, 2014 12:07 pm

Re: winter ascents

Hey, sent a message earlier but my account is super screwed up and I'm not even sure it went through. But we're doing Stanton on Saturday, any special notes on winter ascents? How's the avalanche danger on the ridge? Any differences in the approach?

Pewma

Pewma - Oct 15, 2013 5:00 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2012

Stanton  Sucess!

Great view of the Garden Wall

GlacierDan

GlacierDan - Apr 16, 2013 2:34 pm

Stanton  Sucess!

2009, 2010, 2011
Fun walk

ManyGlacierMountaineer

ManyGlacierMountaineer - Feb 24, 2013 9:25 pm

Stanton

2011 - solo, in 4 hours.

2012 - w/ Rebecca Lahr, Joshua Terry, Anders Olson and Josh Olson.

DrewWilkerson

DrewWilkerson - Jan 28, 2013 7:18 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2011

Stanton  Sucess!

My first glacier climb and almost my last. Helicoptered off the mountain after a fall on the snow. Heidi, Julie, and Alden were with me. I'll never forget it.

WOLFrising

WOLFrising - Jan 5, 2013 9:30 pm

First of 2012  Sucess!

Spring 2012

This was my first peak of many Glacier summits in 2012. Climbed during opening crew with Josh, Sean, Anders, and Becky. We had stared at it for weeks from the Village Inn, our temporary home. This was my forth time on Howe Ridge, but first time to summit! Great views of the Lake area, and the Livingston Range!

awhite28

awhite28 - Dec 17, 2012 9:20 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2010

Stanton

Scary griz encounters on this one!

FlatheadNative

FlatheadNative - Jul 19, 2012 12:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2012

2nd Time  Sucess!

Great climb with echoguy, Rob B., and Phil G.

ascended from Howe Ridge and descended via SW Gully.

T Sharp

T Sharp - Jun 9, 2012 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2012

Howe Ridge  Sucess!

A nice day with the Glacier Mountaineering Society!
Spread some of Saintgrizzly`s ashes...he would have enjoyed the day!

distressbark

distressbark - Nov 12, 2011 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2011

Howe Ridge   Sucess!

Left the trail at its high point on Howe Ridge and made our way up the southwest ridge towards the summit. Encoutered a foot or so of crusty snow on the way. Spectacular views of Trout Lake along the ridge top - I was surprised to see Mount Cleveland and Mount Merritt far off in the distance. We descended a drainage that instersected the Trout Lake Trail about 1/2 mile from the trailhead - difficult descent! Slippery rocks, frozen screen, and detours around steep, icy waterfalls made for a tiring couple of hours down!

05/12/12 - with Rebecca Lahr, Josh Olson, Sean Doyle and Josh Terry. Bluebird skies and countless ladybugs on the summit.

05/12/13 - with Rebecca Lahr, Josh Olson and Drew Wilkerson. Glad Drew had a more uneventful trip this time around! Enormous avalanche debris pile over the Howe Ridge Trail no more than a mile from the trailhead was quite impressive. Would be interested to see how the NPS dealt with this immense mess.

RoryKuykendall

RoryKuykendall - Oct 23, 2011 2:12 pm

Southwest Gully

August 2010

Views to the north were stunning. Did you guys see that giant beaver dam?

TwaMontana

TwaMontana - Sep 7, 2011 9:13 am Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2010

Nice Walk, Awful Bugs  Sucess!

Solo climb on Fathers Day. Mosquitoes so thick I had to put on my wind breaker and pull the hood tight, could hear them bouncing off the nylon. But still a beautiful climb.

mtbound

mtbound - Aug 23, 2011 11:28 am Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2011

Stanton  Sucess!

At the time, Stanton was one of the few peaks clear of snow.

GNPgumpy

GNPgumpy - Apr 25, 2011 3:23 pm

Mt Stanton  Sucess!

2010 Oct 13 Hiked solo from Howe Ridge trail.
2010 Same trail with Joe, James, and Paul.
2011 March 19 with GMS. A cornice cracked while, unbeknown to me, I stood on it!

tdub354 - Oct 18, 2010 12:55 pm

Stanton

Hot day, hiked with Sean, walked out and back on the ridge to do Vaught before Sean ran out of water.

EarMountain

EarMountain - May 25, 2010 5:34 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2005

Mount Stanton  Sucess!

2005 with Bud and Ronnie from Howe Ridge saddle.
1982 with Bill via SW face. Very hot and dry.

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