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Ascent of Mount Laidlaw on 2018-09-10

Climber: Rob Woodall

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, September 10, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Laidlaw
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:5171 ft / 1576 m

Ascent Trip Report

0h50 up, 40 down, drove in from W via Marron Ridge FSR, fork R in 1km, immediately R again, turn L in 0.3km, my Santa Fe got this far OK, 2WD would likely stop sooner.

Nice hike, initially forest roads, then alpine meadow to a small comms installation, then open forest, some steep talus, a couple of false summits, a little YDS3 scrambling (probably avoidable although my descent route was more like YDS4, not particularly exposed). Summit in open spruce. Sunny afternoon.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1135 ft / 345 m
    Grade/Class:YDS3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1135 ft / 345 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.5 km
    Start Trailhead:4036 ft / 1230 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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