Ascent of Kintla Peak on 2010-08-18
|Others in Party:||Edward Earl|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, August 18, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||10101 ft / 3078 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI looked on Google Earth and believe that I found the spot where we camped for two nights in Agassiz Basin. Here are the coordinates: 48.934562°N 114.150257°W. Here's the link to the satellite view on Acme Mapper. This was a fantastic campsite and well worth the effort to haul packs that high into the basin. The peak is within easy reach from there, and we were able to hike all the way down to the camp at the east end of Kintla Lake the day after the climb.
Note that I did not attempt to calculate the extra elevation gain, so only the net is shown. There is quite a bit of up and down along the trail and off-trail, including the descent of the gully from the Peabody-8190 col to the Agassiz Basin, which starts here: 48.946325°N 114.128926°W.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6021 ft / 1835 m|
| Trailhead:||4080 ft / 1243 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Nights Spent:||5 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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