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Ascent of Crystal Mountain on 2015-10-16

Climber: John Morrow

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, October 16, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Crystal Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6998 ft / 2132 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Upper Crystal Lake I found a few fun scramble crags on the shallow south rib to the final ridge to Silver King. The NW Ridge has some enjoyable Class 2 scrambling on the way to The Throne. Then it is a variety of elk trails to Silver Queen. Returning I went back up that fun NW Ridge of Silver King and then descended past Point 6719 back to my firends Larry and Jane for an evening in Crystal Lake Camp 2.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Route:South Slope/NW Ridge
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Crystal Lake Peaks (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Crystal Mountain2015-10-16 a 
2Crystal Mountain-The Throne2015-10-16 b 
3Crystal Mountain-Silver Queen2015-10-16 c 
4Crystal Peak2015-10-17 a 
5Peak 67062015-10-17 b 
6Chinook Peak2015-10-17 c 



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