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Ascent of Morton Peak on 2018-09-08

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Pete Ellis
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 8, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Morton Peak
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:7382 ft / 2250 m

Ascent Trip Report

Revisit (new for Pete) on a fresh sunny early morning, lovely alpine meadows, nice light; clearer views than last year. Forest road improved since last time, parked where the McLellans did, up by their route (GPS track), down similar. I.e continued straight up forest road, at level tarned area climbed open ground to join trail contouring at 2120m, which continues to summit. Trig marker by summit lookout is BC Water Resources 650. 1h30 up, 2h45 round trip including a few mins at summit. Best blue/huckleberries of the trip so far!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2165 ft / 659 m
    Grade/Class:YDS2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2165 ft / 659 m
    Distance:7.1 mi / 11.5 km
    Start Trailhead:5217 ft / 1590 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes



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