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Ascent of Rocky Mountain on 2012-08-23

Climber: Anders Olson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, August 23, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rocky Mountain
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:9392 ft / 2862 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed from west of Headquarters Creek Pass on the last day of a 5 day trip to the North Wall. Ran into some stiff Class III on the west ridge. Incredible views from the summit. Able to see all the way to southern Glacier National Park and the Sweetgrass Hills. Perfect end to my first extended trip into the glorious Bob Marshall Wilderness.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2992 ft / 911 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3592 ft / 1094 m
    Grade/Class:Class III
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2992 ft / 911 m
    Route:West Face
    Start Trailhead:campsite along Headquarters Creek  6400 ft / 1950 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3592 ft / 1094 m
    Route:East Ridge, North Face
    End Trailhead:Headquarters Creek Pass TH  5800 ft / 1767 m



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