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Ascent of Oval Peak on 2015-09-30

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Fletcher Jordan
Date:Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Oval Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8795 ft / 2680 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2922 ft / 890 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6195 ft / 1887 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2+
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2822 ft / 860 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1622 ft / 494 m; Extra: 1200 ft / 365m
    Loss on way in:1200 ft / 365 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:S Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Star Lake  7173 ft / 2186 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4995 ft / 1522 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4895 ft / 1492 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route:W Fork Buttermilk Trail
    End Trailhead:West Buttermilk TH  3900 ft / 1188 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Courtney, Star and Oval (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Courtney Peak2015-09-29 a4492 ft / 1369 m
2Star Peak2015-09-29 b1717 ft / 523 m
3Oval Peak2015-09-30 c2922 ft / 891 m
Total Trip Gain: 9131 ft / 2783 m    Total Trip Loss: 9131 ft / 2783 m



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