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Ascent of Mount Rae on 2020-07-29

Climber: A Side

Date:Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Peak:Mount Rae
    Location:Canada-Alberta
    Elevation:9157 ft / 2791 m

Ascent Trip Report

We decided to hike this mountain even if we started late at noon and if we were not geared up with crampons and piolet. As per a trip report I read the day before, There was still lots of snow in the col. It was a fact. After 1h30 of ascent, we made it through the snow patch in the col. It was slippery, so we decided to made it by an other way. So we began to ascent via the right corridor with was class 3+ scrambling. A few hundreds meters later, we took a break and we heard loose rocks coming down our way. We ran under a larger rock, they passed a few meters from us. Then, we decided to go back due to the high risk of death using this path. We stopped at 2791m elevation.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2218 ft / 676 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2218 ft / 676 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.3 km
    Start Trailhead:6939 ft / 2115 m
Descent Statistics



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