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Ascent of Eagle Peak on 2013-04-27

Climber: Jeffrey Wright

Date:Saturday, April 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Eagle Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5958 ft / 1815 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Eagle Peak trail from Longmire until the snow hid the trail about a third of the way up. Crossed a snow bridge across the creek and followed the shallow ridge up. Did not catch the saddle, but took south side of peak which included 1 pitch of about 5.6 climbing about 60ft. Roped up across final short ridge to summit. Stayed roped up while on the summit because of cornice danger and shear drops.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3197 ft / 974 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3197 ft / 974 m
    Trailhead:2761 ft / 841 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics



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