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Ascent of Round Mountain on 2016-08-14

Climber: Alexei Evans

Date:Sunday, August 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Round Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5320 ft / 1621 m

Ascent Trip Report

FR18 is so smooth, I would have driven my Mazda3 if I had known. The spur is rough, but only adds .5 miles R/T if you want to park at the pass.

Someone has put a lot of work into the approach from the East. The first third is hacked out, rough but very effective. The second third is ancient trail, quite nice. The last third is a trail free, cairn free, free-for-all.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2300 ft / 700 m
    Total Elevation Loss:400 ft / 120 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2100 ft / 640 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1900 ft / 579 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Start Trailhead:3420 ft / 1042 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:200 ft / 60 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 15319 ft / 4668 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km



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