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Ascent of Mount Stone on 2020-07-13

Climber: Joerg Zuend

Date:Monday, July 13, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Stone
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6612 ft / 2015 m

Ascent Trip Report

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I spent the night at the Lake of the False Prophet. It was a cloudy day but I was lucky that I mostly could hike in the clear. The route finding is straight forward. I think it was all class 2. Just at the ridge there was a snowfield to cross that was perhaps 60 degrees. But no problem with crampons and ice ax.
The last part to the top is marked by a large cairn. I misinterpreted that cairn to be a route from the other side. I scrambled up on the left side which was perhaps a class 4. In the way down I saw that the cairn was really a sign for the main route. Although the scramble is steep it is very easy with large holds that present no challenge. I think it is that last scramble that makes the route a I.3 according to the olympic mountain guide.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Start Trailhead:1612 ft / 491 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Joerg Zuend
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