October 3-4, 1981
2:00 p.m. Sat: Started up Howlock Mtn. trail from Diamond Lake horse corral;
4:45 p.m.: Arrived Thielsen Creek Camp. Built huge camp-fire. Had dinner and sang songs;
9:00 p.m.: Light snow falling so crawled into our tents.
5:00 a.m. Sun: Dave stoked up the camp-fire;
5:45 a.m.: Everyone up — light coat of snow on ground; clear sky;
7:00 a.m.: Started up Pacific Crest Trail;
8:10 a.m.: Arrived Mt. Thielsen Trail;
11:00 a.m.: Climbers on summit;
1:00 p.m.: Started down from saddle
2:30 p.m.: Arrived Thielsen Creek Camp;
5:15 p.m.: Returned to cars at Diamond Lake.
It was an excellent climb with great teamwork from the entire party (another perfect first week-end in October). Happy climbers were Heather Anderson, Christine Lignoau, Dave Predeek, Henrietta Richmond, and leader Wes Prouty.