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Ascent of Canoe Peak on 2016-04-16

Climber: Scott Rice

Date:Saturday, April 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Canoe Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5706 ft / 1739 m

Ascent Trip Report

Do to Bare mountain road blocked by rock slide 1/2 mile in choose to drive to end of North fork road lots of trees had been cut out ,from the turn around headed up to point 5010 was fairly open woods didn't want to side hill to the saddle followed the ridge out to Lennox ,wanted to pick up Canoe so followed the ridge out some on top some on the south side had to remove snowshoes & wade though deep snow on narrow ridge at saddle between lennox/canoe switched to the open North slope ,the North ridge was a steep mixed rock/snow scramble to top ,not wanting to go back over Lennox we choose to descend the open north slopes down to lake kanim beyond is all cliffs so traverse around basin to the west headed down a steep brushy ridge devils club,salmon berrys down to the lower basin lots more brush to car stayed on East side of north fork river
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Start Trailhead:end of north fork road  
Descent Statistics



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