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Ascent of Eagle Lake East on 2020-07-18

Climber: Darrell Newcomer

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, July 18, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Eagle Lake East
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:8924 ft / 2720 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the south end of Eagle Lake, I traversed above the east shore crossing a few snow patches. Climb was done in afternoon to take advantage of soft snow crossings along the east shore of the lake. At the NE end of Eagle Lake, ascend NE up along a series of cascading creeks to get around steep cliffs and gullies above. Then ascend SE and look for the obvious notch to get onto a flat bench at about 8,500 ft. From there it is easy slopes to the summit. Snow patches occur where it flattens out at 8,200 and 8,500 ft.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1474 ft / 449 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Sunny and clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1474 ft / 449 m
    Route:NW slope
    Start Trailhead:Eagle Lake  7450 ft / 2270 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip:  (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
3Eagle Lake East2020-07-181474 ft / 449 m
Total Trip Gain: 1474 ft / 449 m



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