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Ascent of Independence Peak on 2019-09-11

Climber: Brian Doolittle

Date:Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Independence Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5400 ft / 1645 m

Ascent Trip Report

The approach via the North Lake trail was easy and uneventful. The scramble isn't bad, but some pretty loose areas. I initially tried climbing a south facing gully but ended up in class 5 terrain. I descended and
climbed around the south face to the East ridge where it was a simple walk up.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2500 ft / 762 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2500 ft / 762 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Start Trailhead:2900 ft / 883 m
Descent Statistics



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