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Ascent of Cache Peak on 2015-07-04

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Josef Nuernberger
Mark Rosen
Date:Saturday, July 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cache Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:10339 ft / 3151 m

Ascent Trip Report

The route from Mount Independence was fairly easy, though at times we had to dodge brush or rocks. There was at least one trail marked by sporadic blue ribbons which we found more of on the descent. There was a great view from the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:739 ft / 225 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2149 ft / 654 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:739 ft / 225 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 389 ft / 119 m; Extra: 350 ft / 106m
    Loss on way in:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:Northwest ridge
    Start Trailhead:Mount Independence  9950 ft / 3032 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1799 ft / 548 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Northwest ridge to trail
    End Trailhead:West ridge trailhead  8540 ft / 2602 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2015 Cache Peak (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Independence2015-07-04 a1410 ft / 430 m
2Cache Peak2015-07-04 b739 ft / 225 m
Total Trip Gain: 2149 ft / 655 m    Total Trip Loss: 2149 ft / 655 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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