Resplendent Mountain


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2016 to Monday, April 11, 2016
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,425
Summit Elevation (ft): 
11,241
Elevation Gain (m): 
1930
Round Trip Time: 
11.00
Total Distance (km): 
26.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Distance, time and elevation gain is from the Hargreaves Shelter at Berg Lake. Travel through a broken Robson Glacier involves crossing snow bridges and exposure to several ice falls and avalanche slopes. Potentially severe avalanche exposure on the summit slopes in winter conditions.

Map
Trip Report

We awoke to a clear sky and millions of stars overhead in our winter camp beneath the Extinguisher Tower just off the Robson Glacier. We were pumped to finally be ascending Resplendent on a perfect, clear spring day next to the mighty Mount Robson and the wild scenery all around us. The day before, we'd skied and scrambled up Rearguard Mountain and got some sublime views of Resplendent, which only wet our appetites to stand on her summit.

 


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