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Ascent of Alta Vista on 2012-08-20

Climber: Richard Hensley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, August 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Alta Vista
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5960 ft / 1816 m

Ascent Trip Report

Via Nisqually Vista Trail loop, Deadhorse Creek Trail, Moraine Trail to end and back, Deadhorse Creek Trail, cutoff south to Skyline Trail, north to Alta Vista Trail, Alta Vista Trail loop, Skyline Trail with Glacier Vista Loop, Pebble Creek Trail, scramble across to McClure Rock, old Camp Muir Trail to Upper Skyline Trail, Lower Skyline Trail to Panorama Point and back, Skyline Trail.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:953 ft / 290 m
    Elevation Loss:440 ft / 133 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:827 ft / 252 m
    Extra Loss:260 ft / 79 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Nisqually Vista, Deadhorse Creek, cutoff, Skyline,
    Trailhead:west parking lot  5393 ft / 1643 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:180 ft / 54 m
    Extra Gain:126 ft / 38 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Alta Vista south loop
    Trailhead:Skyline & Alta Vista junction  5906 ft / 1800 m
    Time Down:13 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Paradise, WA (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
 Alta Vista2012-08-20
 Glacier Vista2012-08-20
 McClure Rock2012-08-20
 Panorama Point2012-08-20



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