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Ascent of Steptoe Butte on 2019-01-26

Climber: Rich P

Date:Saturday, January 26, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Steptoe Butte
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:3612 ft / 1100 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up in snow from the picnic area as per R Hensley's report. Saw a cow moose and her two calves in a forested draw on the way down. Some steep, shaded areas might be problematic without traction when snow is hard but I was able to kick steps on a sunny, 45-degree weather day.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:950 ft / 289 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:950 ft / 289 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:East slope hike up
    Start Trailhead:2662 ft / 811 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km



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