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Ascent of Higher Squire on 2019-05-18

Climber: Grant Myers

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Higher Squire
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4879 ft / 1487 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Eightmile Creek trail, rough with lots of roots and rocks, and and lost it under snow at just over 3600'. Annette decided not to do the top, she stopped about a half mile before the pass and I kicked steps to the pass so she come up later.

I then turned towards the peak angling up to the NE ridge, good snow but a little soft. Hit the ridge a couple hundred feet below the top, easy except for the last 75 feet where I pulled out the ice axe.
My dog Zoe made it so couldn't have been too bad!
Awesome views all around, exceptionally nice really.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3158 ft / 962 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3158 ft / 962 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Start Trailhead:1721 ft / 524 m
Descent Statistics



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