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Ascent of Heart Mountain on 2015-08-23

Climber: Joe Carroll

Others in Party:Johann Schelesnak <11861> and Ashleigh
Date:Sunday, August 23, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Heart Mountain
    Location:Canada-Alberta
    Elevation:7005 ft / 2135 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was part of a 4 summit grab, started on the Heart creek trail up towards the well marked signs to Heart mountain. However we completely and accidentally by passed the mountain and came up on the ridge behind Heart Mountain via a chute on the way to Grant MacEwan. This was part of a 4 peak grab we managed to hit Heart on the way back. overall the way up made for some great scrambling some of my favorite so far.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2576 ft / 785 m
    Grade/Class:class 3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
clear all the way bit nippy in the morning
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2576 ft / 785 m
    Route:Heart Creek Trail/ scramble
    Start Trailhead:Heart Creek Trail  4429 ft / 1349 m
    Time:3 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Route:Heart Mountain scramble
    End Trailhead:7005 ft / 2135 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Heart Mountain

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
2Twin Towers2015-08-232510 ft / 765 m
3Heart Mountain2015-08-232576 ft / 785 m
3Grant MacEwan Peak2015-08-237152 ft / 2180 m
Total Trip Gain: 12238 ft / 3730 m    Total Trip Loss: 1863 ft / 568 m



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