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Ascent of Bacon Peak on 2018-08-19

Climber: Paul Michelson

Others in Party:Craig Willis
Date:Sunday, August 19, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bacon Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7061 ft / 2152 m

Ascent Trip Report

You need to work for this one. Long tedious traversing with plenty of loss and gain on steep heather and scree. Given the fact that you start pretty high initially at over 4,000 ft you still gain and lose a cumulative 7,000 ft on this trip.

http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8027995&highlight=bacon


Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7000 ft / 2133 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Very Smoky from fires
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7000 ft / 2133 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Start Trailhead:61 ft / 18 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km



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