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Ascent of Swasey Peak on 2016-05-28

Climber: Gerry Pennington

Date:Saturday, May 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Swasey Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:9669 ft / 2947 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked to the top through a tangle of Mountain Mahogany, Juniper, Pinion and other thorny bushes far too many to name. The path was circuitous but the excellent route finding skills of two of our group-Howard and Tobi, who performed yeoman's work-allowed us to summit in 3 and a half hours. Beautiful views to the north and to the south to our next climb, Notch Peak. Wheeler, Mt. Moriah, Ibipah and Haystack Peaks were visible out to the west.
Gerry Pennington
Spring Creek, Nevada

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Swasey Peak summit (2016-05-28). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble



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