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Ascent of Loco Mountain on 2019-06-29

Climber: Garrett Carlson

Date:Saturday, June 29, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Loco Mountain
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:9239 ft / 2816 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up via trail 636 which gains and follows the west ridge after a long drive in from the north. I diverged from it once on a game trail climbing out of Cottonwood Creek but it's mostly easy to follow. There's one small and sparsely signed register at the southern end of the 9200 closed contour which appears to be higher ground than the spot marked on the topo. Great view of the main Crazies to the south with otherwise broad views of central and southwest Montana.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2859 ft / 870 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2859 ft / 870 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.7 mi / 18.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2699 ft / 822 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2539 ft / 774 m; Extra: 160 ft / 48m
    Loss on way in:160 ft / 48 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:Trail 636/West Ridge
    Start Trailhead:6700 ft / 2042 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2699 ft / 822 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2539 ft / 774 m; Extra: 160 ft / 48m
    Gain on way out:160 ft / 48 m
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route:Trail 636/West Ridge
    End Trailhead:6700 ft / 2042 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Garrett Carlson
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