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Ascent of Three Point Mountain on 2019-02-17

Climber: Dan Krueger

Others in Party:Kate Wrablik
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 17, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Three Point Mountain
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:5324 ft / 1622 m

Ascent Trip Report

The last few weeks have been very snowy in Idaho's mountains. Kate and I didn't have much time, but we wanted to get outside and enjoy the snow. We decided to snowshoes Three Point Mountain. Black's Creek Rd was very muddy in places and had deep rutted snow an ice up higher - it was a little sketchy getting to the trailhead, but we made it just fine.

It's a quick short hike up, views were obstructed by low clouds and snow flurries. We caught occasional glimpses, as we were right at the level of most of the clouds, but it was mostly a whiteout. The snow was deep and very firm, snowshoes might not have been needed for most of the hike, but were very nice to have. All in all, another nice afternoon in Idaho's mountains.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:536 ft / 163 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Trailhead:4788 ft / 1459 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes



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