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Trip Report    

Basic Alpine Climb - Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Creek

not much snow to walk on until basin ~5800' snow conditions were excellent, summit block dry and snow free

  • Road suitable for all vehicles

silver star 6-5-2016

10.44mi 5531' gain
 7:25 car to summit
 0:41 summit stay
 5:41 summit to car
13:47 car to car

easy going pace
not much snow to walk on until basin ~5800'
snow conditions were excellent, summit block dry and snow free
fewer downfall than expected. no bugs.  after all these times up and down silver star, finally found the best route for when there is no snow down low.

equipment: ice axe, crampons, helmets
equipment brought, but not used: 50m rope, harnesses

compare to 2015
 7:14 car to summit
 0:34 summit stay
 5:11 summit to car
12:58 car to car


compare to 2014
 8:06 car to summit (6:37 car to col below summit)
 1:17 summit stay
 4:19 summit to car
13:42 car to car

compare to 2013:
 6:23 car to saddle below summit
 0:22 break
 0:34 saddle to summit
 0:20 summit stay
 4:50 summit to car
12:28 car to car

compare to 2012:
5:23 car to col below summit (including 0:16 waiting for last ones to get going)
0:28 break at col
0:12 col to summit
0:51 summit stay
3:29 summit to car
10:24 car to car


compare to 6-5-2011:
6:38 car to summit
0:24 summit stay
3:00 summit to car
10:02 car to car
silver star 6-5-2016 route.JPG

 

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Brett Dyson
Brett Dyson says:
Mon, Jun 6, 2016 5:29 PM

test

Ian Dickson
Ian Dickson says:
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 8:23 PM

Brett, you are a Silver Star beast!