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Ascent of Lost River Mountain-North Peak on 2013-06-12

Climber: Kelsey Backen

Others in Party:Brian
Date:Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lost River Mountain-North Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:12000 ft / 3657 m

Ascent Trip Report

See the majority of info on Lost River Mountain trip report. What follows is after Lost River Peak's summit was made...

Standing on the summit of Lost River Peak we looked to the North and noticed this peak. We didn't know the name of it, but decided we should climb it anyway. We took off on the gradually downhill ridge and within 10 minutes were gaining elevations again to this unknown peak. There was only one slightly sketchy part crossing about a 1 foot wide by 3 foot long saddle followed by a 60 percent up-climb (only about 8 feet tall). Note: The only reason I find this sketchy is due to the loose nature of the rock in this mountain range. We made the summit, enjoyed the view some more, then booked it back to the true Lost River Peak to start our decent before a threatening storm could sock us in.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Total Elevation Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:ridge traverse
    Start Trailhead:Lost River Mountian Peak  
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes



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