Ascent of A-1 Peak on 1991-06-26

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Wednesday, June 26, 1991
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:A-1 Peak
    Elevation:12377 ft / 3772 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Route 150, bushwack to the base and head for Kletting Peak (12,055') as a point of navigation. Once you are at about the 11,900' contour o nthe south slope of Kletting, head towards the connecting col with A-1. It's all within view at this point as you are above timberline. You can opt to summit Kletting too. Started hike at 0907 hr and reached ridge south of Kletting at 1030 hr.; summited Kletting at 1106 hr.; summited A-i at 1200 hr. Left A-1 summit at 1216 hr. and back on ridge at 1330 hr; at base at 1500 hr. after taking some time to view a moose near roadside. Estimated distance round trip from Kletting is 5 miles.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2570 ft / 783 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Trailhead:US 150  9807 ft / 2989 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
Ascent Part of Trip: Kletting-A1

Complete Trip Sequence:
2A-1 Peak1991-06-262570 ft / 783 m
Total Trip Gain: 2570 ft / 783 m    Total Trip Loss: 2570 ft / 783 m

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