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Ascent of Guye Peak on 2011-09-04

Climber: Chad Straub

Others in Party:Maverick(k9)----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 4, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Guye Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5168 ft / 1575 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Cave ridge followed a rough trail south past the fork to Snoqualmie Mtn trail, and nearly stright up the north face. This trail is incredibly steep, and has 3 fairly large blowdowns over it. At the very summit there was what seemed like a battle between two colonies of ants, a very strange thing to witness.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:548 ft / 167 m
    Elevation Loss:2068 ft / 631 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:548 ft / 167 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Bootpath
    Trailhead:Saddle to Cave Ridge  4620 ft / 1408 m
    Time Up:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2068 ft / 631 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Bootpath
    Trailhead:Alpental Lot  3100 ft / 944 m
    Time Down:45 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Snoqualmie to Guye Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Snoqualmie Mountain2011-09-04
2Cave Ridge2011-09-04
3Guye Peak2011-09-04



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