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Ascent of Mount Fury-East Peak on 2019-07-31

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Duane Poslusny
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Fury-East Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8280 ft / 2523 m

Ascent Trip Report

Track shows what we felt is the most efficient route from Luna Col to East Fury except we went a bit too low around 6400 ft between the 7000 ft col and the lower glacier. On our return, we were a little higher, maybe 6500 ft and found some great ledges that sped things up a bit. We camped at 7400 below the steepest snow rib after hauling full packs up to the summit and back down, nice flat spots here with snow to melt for water. The Luna/Fury area may be the most beautiful place on Earth... Pics
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8200 ft / 2499 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1520 ft / 463 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8200 ft / 2499 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 6680 ft / 2036 m; Extra: 1520 ft / 463m
    Loss on way in:1520 ft / 463 m
    Start Trailhead:1600 ft / 487 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Fury/Luna '19 (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Fury-East Peak2019-07-31 a8200 ft / 2499 m
2Luna Peak2019-08-012611 ft / 796 m
Total Trip Gain: 10811 ft / 3295 m    Total Trip Loss: 2120 ft / 646 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by James Barlow
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