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Ascent of Mount Leecher on 2005-07-22

Climber: Eric Noel

Date:Friday, July 22, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Leecher
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5020 ft / 1530 m

Ascent Trip Report

This peak has a gated road to the summit but I was forced off the road and into a cross country trek by an unruly herd of cows. No, seriously, that's what happened.

Despite being a modest 5000 feet in the Okanogan, this peak has a respectable 1500 feet or so of prominence.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:820 ft / 250 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Trailhead:4200 ft / 1280 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear



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