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Ascent of Ruby Mountain on 2016-05-10

Climber: Alex Lennon

Date:Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ruby Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7408 ft / 2257 m

Ascent Trip Report

A fantastic peak I will most likely not be repeating by this route. Bushwhacking was alright on the way up, but the descent was a routefinding nightmare of cliff-outs and steep soily slopes. The snow was fine up high. A fun summit ridge climb leads to one of the best views I have seen in the lower 48. Proud to have conquered this one!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5500 ft / 1676 m
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5500 ft / 1676 m
    Route:Northwest Ridge
    Start Trailhead:1908 ft / 581 m
Descent Statistics



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