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Ascent of North Gardner Mountain on 2017-08-19

Climber: John Anholm

Others in Party:victoria lord
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, August 19, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Gardner Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8956 ft / 2729 m

Ascent Trip Report

8/18/2017 - met at my house at 6:30AM
drove to Wolf Creek trailhead via Arlington, Darrington, Rockport, Winthrop
hike to end of trail 10.5 miles in 5 hours - sort of dull, in forest hike

8/19/2017 - up at 6AM, hiking by 7:15AM
hiked up wrong ridge wasting about 2 hours and 1000 ft elevation gain
from high point could see N Gardner & Gardner and route
went to top of N Gardner via high point between N Gardner and Gardner
mostly 2nd class, a little 3rd class around high points on ridge
high traverse on scree to easy side of Gardner and up to summit
back to camp down scree slope
total of 11 hr hiking and 6000+ vertical for day

8/20/2017 - up at 6AM, broke camp and on way by 7:45AM
out to car in 4 hr
lunch in Winthrop
drive home
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1000 ft / 304 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:perfect
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1000 ft / 304 m
    Loss on way in:1000 ft / 304 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Gardners (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 Gardner Mountain2017-08-19 
1North Gardner Mountain2017-08-191000 ft / 305 m
Total Trip Gain: 1000 ft / 305 m    Total Trip Loss: 1000 ft / 305 m



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