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Ascent of Burrows Island High Point on 2011-04-23

Climber: Eric Noel

Others in Party:Ken Jones
Adam Walker
Craig Willis
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, April 23, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Boat
Peak:Burrows Island High Point
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:646 ft / 196 m

Ascent Trip Report

Land a boat, if you have one, near the lighthouse. Sucktastic schwacking on the lower gentler slopes is followed by moss and more moss as the island gets steeper. The upper half of the mtn is OK but it ain't worth going through the bottom half to get there. Unless you are a hardy island bagger type, don't do it.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:726 ft / 220 m
    Elevation Loss:726 ft / 220 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Nicer than the peak
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:686 ft / 208 m
    Extra Loss:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Brushy
    Trailhead:Lighthouse  0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:686 ft / 208 m
    Extra Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Brushier
    Trailhead:Lighthouse  0 ft / 0 m



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