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Ascent of Mount Eddy on 2016-10-06

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Becca Romig
Date:Thursday, October 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Eddy
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9025 ft / 2750 m

Ascent Trip Report

This hike was hands down the best hike of the road trip! Perfect weather, scenic vistas, and my favorite hiking partner made for an outstanding day! Excellent pavement leads from Weed, CA to the trailhead on the PCT at the crest (el 6840). The initial portion of the PCT is flat for nearly 3 miles into Deadfall Lakes Basin, which made for excellent hiking. The trail winds past some smaller ponds before gaining the ridge to the SW of the peak. The final push is steeper, but cut with switchbacks. Mt Shasta is not visible until you are pretty much at the top... We enjoyed ourselves for over an hour on top and could see all of the surrounding area from the Trinity Alps to Sutter Buttes to Mt McLoughlin, and of course nearby Mt Shasta dominating the view. If you are in the area, do not skip this gem of a peak!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2185 ft / 665 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2185 ft / 665 m
    Route:PCT to Mt Eddy Tr
    Start Trailhead:6840 ft / 2084 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by James Barlow
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