Peak(s):  Father Dyer Peak  -  13,615 feet
Mt. Helen  -  13,164 feet
Crystal Peak A  -  13,852 feet
Peak 10  -  13,633 feet
Date Posted:  09/12/2016
Modified:  04/22/2017
Date Climbed:   09/11/2016
Author:  alexhenes
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 Helen to Father Dyer Traverse   

On September 11th 2016 Jim, Kristi and I climbed Mt. Helen and did the class 3 traverse to Father Dyer. The traverse awesome scrambling with moderate exposure. The route finding was relatively straight forward. From Father Dyer we hiked over to Crystal Peak and then hit Peak 10 before closing the loop. Our route was just under 8 miles and 4,000 vertical. It took us roughly 7 hours. Given that it was Colleen's birthday we texted her pictures from each of the 4 summits.

Pictures and commentary can be found at Helen to Father Dyer

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My GPS Tracks on Google Maps (made from a .GPX file upload):




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Comments or Questions
Jay521
User
Nice..
09/13/2016 11:27
I have always wanted to do that route. Your nice report moves that up on my list.


matthewbe
User
great shots
09/13/2016 16:46
I've been wanting to do this route for awhile. Great trip report and super helpful!



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