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Ascent of Gove Peak on 2012-04-20

Climber: ChadL Painter

Others in Party:Brian Looper
Jud Webb
Date:Friday, April 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gove Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5310 ft / 1618 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bicycles from Carbon River Ranger Station to Green Lake TH. Left trail after bridge just before Green Lake, bearing ~131deg. Poor quality snow. Made ridgeline above and south of summit, traversed over and around couple false summits to summit marked on map, a small knob east of and lower than the ridgeline with minimal prominence. Anyone aware of why this was chosen as the 'peak'?
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3560 ft / 1085 m
    Route:NW ridge from Green Lake
    Trailhead:Carbon River Ranger Station  1750 ft / 533 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Ice Axe, Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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