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Ascent of Peak 5988 on 2015-05-31

Climber: Evan Battaglia

Date:Sunday, May 31, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 5988
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5988 ft / 1825 m

Ascent Trip Report

On the way back from Green Mountain, after descending, I accidentally went up the wrong snow slope. I knew it was wrong because there were no footprints, but I kept going anyway, figuring I'd quickly get back to the right way. Well then I got turned around. By the time I sort of figured things out the easiest thing was to keep along the ridge. Still didn't see the trail from the west / SW end of the ridge, but just followed a compass bearing of 160 degrees (judging from a low-quality map I had) until I saw people on the trail. Happy to know all that extra work let me bag an extra peak!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:548 ft / 167 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:548 ft / 167 m
    Start Trailhead:5440 ft / 1658 m
Descent Statistics



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