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Ascent of Abercrombie Mountain on 2021-07-12

Climber: Chad Painter

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, July 12, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Abercrombie Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7308 ft / 2227 m

Ascent Trip Report

There’s a section of the road that’s pretty torn up from recent logging activity, seems worse than recent descriptions.

Because of the slow progress up the road I got on the trail later than expected but wanted to catch the sunset from the summit. I made it just in time for the last pink highlights of the clouds, but in my haste I tripped and jammed my right hand about a half mile from the summit. Tagged the top and walked out by headlamp. Thought there was a Kaiser facility in Spokane but apparently not an acute care facility. Waiting in the ER of one of their competitors!

Gorgeous evening despite the setback.

Car to summit 1:15
Summit to car 1:00

Update 4th metacarpal fracture, not the best way to build on gym climbing 5.10a clean yesterday!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2188 ft / 666 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2188 ft / 666 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Start Trailhead:Flume  5120 ft / 1560 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Time:1 Hours 



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