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Ascent of Apex Mountain on 2012-09-05

Climber: Andy Boos

Date:Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Apex Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8297 ft / 2528 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2297 ft / 699 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1997 ft / 608 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1697 ft / 517 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 997 ft / 303 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Loss on way in:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:from Apex Pass
    Start Trailhead:Camp in Amphitheater Basin  7300 ft / 2225 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1297 ft / 395 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 697 ft / 212 m; Extra: 600 ft / 182m
    Gain on way out:600 ft / 182 m
    Route:back to trail at Apex Pass
    End Trailhead:Cathedral Pass  7600 ft / 2316 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Andrews/Cathedral area (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Peepsight Mountain2012-09-035376 ft / 1639 m
2Andrew Peak2012-09-031151 ft / 351 m
3Amos Peak2012-09-03459 ft / 140 m
4Bald Mountain2012-09-042771 ft / 845 m
5Apex Mountain2012-09-052297 ft / 700 m
6Cathedral Peak2012-09-051801 ft / 549 m
Total Trip Gain: 13855 ft / 4224 m    Total Trip Loss: 13858 ft / 4224 m



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