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Ascent of Copper Mountain on 2016-06-23

Climber: Andrew Blair

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, June 23, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Copper Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6280 ft / 1914 m

Ascent Trip Report

left at 0900 from Kautz creek trailhead parking lot. got up to the peak at 1400. Was going to grab Iron mountain as well but bad weather rolled in. Complete cloud cover from 4500 feet up and snow fields from 5000 up. Ran into a black bear and her cubs as well right before the wonderland trail branching. It rained the entire time. Would recommend crampons and ice axe from final push to the summit, would have been handy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Trailhead:2280 ft / 694 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble



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