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Ascent of Twin Peaks on 2011-09-03

Climber: Caleb Morris

Others in Party:Larry Huff
Date:Saturday, September 3, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Twin Peaks
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:9658 ft / 2943 m

Ascent Trip Report

My friend and I made it within 15 feet of the summit. We spent quite a bit of time testing several different routes before climbing about halfway up pinnacle to southeast edge where we failed to find handholds we could trust. Lots of exposure up here, and many rocks pulled free when testing for handholds. I plan to give this another shot, plenty of people have succeeded here, I just wasnt feeling real confident after so little climbing this year.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Start Trailhead:4658 ft / 1419 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km



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