Ascent of Needle Peak on 2008-08-07

Climber: Brian Friedrich

Others in Party:Laura Friedrich
Anne Diefert
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, August 7, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Needle Peak
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:6857 ft / 2090 m

Ascent Trip Report

Taking Anne on her first mountain experience; easy, but steep trail to beautiful alpine ridges and some minor scrambling before the summit; Laura hung out with Sheba at a small lake under The Flatiron; I bagged this minor summit as Laura and Anne headed back down the trail
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2822 ft / 860 m
    Trailhead:Salt Shed rest area Hwy 5  4035 ft / 1229 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3-
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy

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