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Ascent of Matanuska Peak on 2014-09-08

Climber: Ryan Johnston

Others in Party:Tammy Johnston
Date:Monday, September 8, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Matanuska Peak
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:6093 ft / 1857 m

Ascent Trip Report

A nice day hike with my mother to the summit of Matanuska Peak. The trail takes about 6-8 hours depending on your speed. We did it in about 7 hours. A perfect day to summit this awesome summit, with great views of the Chugach Mountains.
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The Matanuska Peak ridge line (2014-09-08). Photo by Ryan Johnston.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5493 ft / 1674 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:Matanuska Peak Trail
    Trailhead:600 ft / 182 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Animal/Pet
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 



Other Photos

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The view from atop Matanuska Peak (2014-09-08). Photo by Ryan Johnston.
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Another view from atop Matanuska Peak (2014-09-08). Photo by Ryan Johnston.
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