Ascent of Kispiox Mountain on 2018-09-03

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Pete Ellis
Date:Monday, September 3, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Kispiox Mountain
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:6877 ft / 2096 m

Ascent Trip Report

Route as per John Stolk, NB decent trail up thru scree onto NW ridge, slow and delicate on NW ridge with fresh snow above 1800m. 3h30 up. Highpoint just NW of comms structure. 15mins on top, no view, down in 3h including Moonlit Mountain, which has 4 summits within 1m elevation, central summit a foot higher than E or N; W 1m lower. 1720co summit passed on its W side both times. Cloud lifted above summit to give good views back to it, no distant views.

Met 2 locals Luke and Kasia at trailhead, another heading up as we descend back to trail.

Sunny late pm, motel overnight in Smithers having spent last night at trailhead after a long travel day from Wedge Mtn. Tomorrow Cronin.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3202 ft / 975 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3202 ft / 975 m
    Distance:9.9 mi / 16 km
    Start Trailhead:3675 ft / 1120 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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