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Ascent of Lost River Mountain on 2019-08-10

Climber: Clark Corbin

Others in Party:David Stephens
Date:Saturday, August 10, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lost River Mountain
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:12078 ft / 3681 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started out at 7 a.m. When we did it there wasn't any snow in the super gully, which was long, steep and filled with loose scree that made for slow going. There were four other parties on the mountain, so we had to really keep an eye out for rock fall and be careful about knocking rocks loose. After finally topping out of the super gully and reaching the false summit, we walked an exposed, sometimes knife edge ridge to the summit. Clear skies and breathtaking views of the other peaks in the Lost River Range welcomed us to the summit. Signed the summit register, which was housed in an ammo box. One the way down we were able to scree ski, which saved time and made for a more enjoyable descent. Returned to the car at 4:15 p.m., total time of 9 hours, 15 minutes.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4529 ft / 1380 m
    Route:Super Gully
    Trailhead:7549 ft / 2300 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Mild, light clouds, clear skies on the summit



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