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Ascent of American Ridge on 2009-07-12

Climber: Ken Jones

Date:Sunday, July 12, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:American Ridge
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6960 ft / 2121 m

Ascent Trip Report

Route to summit much easier traversing scree on north side of ridge to notch just west of summit. South side of ridge is steeper, has more route-finding challenges (minor though they be).

Sight level confirmed that the western 6960'+ contour is a couple of feet higher than the eastern.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1550 ft / 471 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1350 ft / 411 m
    Extra Loss:250 ft / 76 m
    Trailhead:5860 ft / 1786 m
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Am Ridge 07/2009

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1American Ridge-Mesatchee Peak2009-07-12 a
2American Ridge2009-07-12 b



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