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Ascent of Grayback Mountain on 2014-06-28

Climber: Eric Thornton

Others in Party:Lisa Thornton
Date:Saturday, June 28, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grayback Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:7048 ft / 2148 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came back for redemption after our unsuccessful hike a month earlier. We used the Upper O'Brien trail head. Followed the trail to the Boundary Trail. Upon reaching that junction we took a left and followed the trail for about 100 yards before heading up the meadows. We followed the meadow until about 6,700 feet where there were a number of rocks. We found three cairns but couldn't find any more. Upon reaching the top we quickly found the boundary marker, summit register and a GPS cache. When we decided to head down towards Windy Gap following the ridge line for a couple hundred yards. Once we passed a large rock knob the terrain transitioned from rocks to dirt. We then headed down hill until we reached the boundary trail.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2380 ft / 726 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2380 ft / 726 m
    Trailhead:4668 ft / 1422 m
Descent Statistics



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