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 Peak(s):  Mt. Sherman  -  14,036 feet
 Post Date:  05/26/2007
 Date Climbed:   05/25/2007
 Posted By:  giarcd

 sherman - in the wind   

road up 4 mile was clear all the way to the gate. 6am start up road past buildings.From the second to last building there seemed to be a cornice all along ridge ‘tween Sherman and Sheridan . so I opted for the coulier straight up---WRONG CHOICE(for older man early in season)
Kick step a whole bunch,very windy,finally reaching top of pitch @ 13800‘ in four hours from car---‘whew‘--MUCHO WINDY,turned and headed down---fun descent (once out of wind)

 


  • Comments or Questions
Tim N Bryan

We made it.     2011-02-04 17:22:13
Giarcd, thought you might like to know that we did make it up that day. The traverse to the east ridge was hard but we found a bit more shelter from the wind over there.


giarcd


sherman     2010-11-30 10:28:36
I watched ya'll till you crested the east ridge---thanks for the heads up and congrats!!


s26miler

Sherman     2010-11-30 10:28:36
Hi, friends and I are planning to hike Sherman on June 1/07, could you describe the conditions of trail when you hiked it on 5/26/07? I'd much appreciate it. It will be our 1st winter hike. What do we need to watch for? Do you hike the same route as you would in the summer? Thanks



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