Mushroom Peak


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Summit Elevation (m): 
3,210
Summit Elevation (ft): 
10,532
Elevation Gain (m): 
1000
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 4 : you fall, you are almost dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Our route involved crossing the Diadem Glacier but this can be avoided if ascending from the bivy site on climber's right. Steep, loose rock through the lower cliffs to access easy slopes to summit.

Map
Trip Report

I have to admit that I was not feeling 'it' on Mushroom Peak. I was ready for some warm soup and a few hours lounging around our excellent bivy site, maybe even reading my e-book for a bit. But there were a few factors that made it sensible to attempt Mushroom while we were half way up it already;

 


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