Ascent of Fortress Mountain on 2018-09-27

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Larry Clemente
Date:Thursday, September 27, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fortress Mountain
    Elevation:8760 ft / 2670 m

Ascent Trip Report

Extra gain is from junction with Buck Creek Trail to camp north of High Pass. Only saw 2 hikers on trail. Snow from 2 weeks ago has melted. Hike to summit, easy class 2 at most. Pics
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7080 ft / 2157 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1320 ft / 402 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7080 ft / 2157 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 5760 ft / 1756 m; Extra: 1320 ft / 402m
    Loss on way in:1320 ft / 402 m
    Route:Via Pass No Pass
    Start Trailhead:3000 ft / 914 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Buck ‘18 (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Fortress Mountain2018-09-277080 ft / 2158 m
2Buck Mountain2018-09-284448 ft / 1356 m
Total Trip Gain: 11528 ft / 3514 m    Total Trip Loss: 4120 ft / 1255 m

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