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Ascent of Northwest Peak on 2014-09-06

Climber: Jason Vick

Others in Party:wife
three kids
and dog
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Northwest Peak
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:7705 ft / 2348 m

Ascent Trip Report

The trailhead for the Northwest Peak lookout #169 is approximately twenty miles up the Pete Creek road. Pete Creek road starts just a few miles south of Yaak, Montana, on highway 508 (Yaak River Road).

The trail to the top of Northwest Peak is about 2.5 miles to the top with an elevation gain of 1400 feet. There were huckleberries to pick in multiple places, which made the hike more bearable for my three kiddos.

No large wildlife spotted.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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