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Ascent of Mount Baker on 2005-08-26

Climber: Stephen Wheeler

Others in Party:John Considine
Margo Downey
Randy Bosma
Date:Friday, August 26, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Baker
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:10781 ft / 3286 m

Ascent Trip Report

We left on the Thursday evening and spent the night in a motel in Glacier, Wash. Next morning after checking in we set off up the trail. The weather was perfect and we made good time. We set up camp at. And decided to keep on pushing to the summit. We made the summit by 7 pm. As we headed back down it began to get dusky and the sunset was spectacular. We made it back to camp at 10 pm completely exhausted.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:16781 ft / 5114 m
    Trailhead:-6000 ft / -1828 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Days 



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