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Ascent of Dicks Peak on 2016-07-16

Climber: Kir Pridatko

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dicks Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9974 ft / 3040 m

Ascent Trip Report

My 2nd trip to Dicks Peak, which I enjoyed very much two years ago. On the saddle below Dicks Peak met two climbers just descended the peak. I asked them about crux section, which was sandy and loose short chute, they confirmed that they descended this very chute, which is just in the beginning of accent. Recalling that it wasn't pleasant at all last time I climbed, opted to scramble class 3 rocks just on right side of the chute. It was really quick and nice scramble and more solid than it looks. The rest of the climb is pleasant easy scramble on top of the ridge.
No register on the summit, just four species butterflies and one friendly marmot. Proceeded to Jacks Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:NE Ridge from Dicks Pass (Bayview TH)
Descent Statistics



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