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Ascent of Dirty Harrys Peak on 2011-09-16

Climber: Chad Straub

Others in Party:Maverick(k9)
Date:Friday, September 16, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Dirty Harrys Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4720 ft / 1438 m

Ascent Trip Report

Patchy skies with occasional sun breaks made this a great hiking day. The peak has limited views to the East and West, nothing to the south, but a beautiful shot of Russian Butte and Revolution peak. Lots of water on the trail today, a few blowdowns and some very thick patches of overgrowth in the last few switchbacks to the top. I didn't get wet enough that I couldn't dry out in the sun at the top, but I wouldn't recommend this one after a rain if there's no sun to be had.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3420 ft / 1042 m
    Distance:10.4 mi / 16.7 km
    Trailhead:Trailhead  1300 ft / 396 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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