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Ascent of Gove Peak on 2019-07-28

Climber: Bob Keranen

Others in Party:Paul Kondrat
Jennifer Goodwin
Date:Sunday, July 28, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gove Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5310 ft / 1618 m

Ascent Trip Report

With Paul Kondrat and Jennifer Goodwin. Biked 3mi on Carbon River Rd to Green Lake trail, hiked up trail (1.8mi) almost to the lake, then scrambled up ridge to summit. Crux was finding a slot thru a cliff band (around 5000ft). Slot is above and to the climbers left of a ravine filled with Devils Club. Route is listed as a 6 hour trip, must be a very poor estimate or done in mid-winter. This took us 12 hours, including about an hour floundering around looking for a way thru the cliff band.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.2 mi / 19.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Distance:6.1 mi / 9.8 km
    Route:East Ridge from Green Lk
    Start Trailhead:Carbon River entrance  1810 ft / 551 m
    Time:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Distance:6.1 mi / 9.8 km
    End Trailhead:1810 ft / 551 m
    Time:6 Hours 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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