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Ascent of North Twin on 2015-06-06

Climber: George Burgess

Date:Saturday, June 6, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:North Twin
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6640 ft / 2023 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a wonderful bike-and-hike with two good friends. We stashed our bikes at the turnoff for the trail, although we probably could have taken them higher. The ridge to the summit was third to fourth class the whole way, and never particularly exposed. The summit provided wonderful views of Baker, South Twin, and numerous other North Cascade peaks. Cruising down the road on bikes was truly excellent.
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South Twin, from near the summit of North Twin (2015-06-06). Photo by George Burgess.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5540 ft / 1688 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Route:West Ridge
    Trailhead:Road Gate  1300 ft / 396 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Bicycle
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by George Burgess
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