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Ascent of Cache Peak on 2017-08-28

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 28, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Cache Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:10339 ft / 3151 m

Ascent Trip Report

gmaps will take you to the trailhead, but it is insistent on telling you to turn onto a private road. if you head toward the city of rocks first then it'll handle the rest just fine. the road becomes extra exciting in the last 2 miles before the trailhead.

the trail to the saddle is great, but i couldn't really find any trail to the summit. there was a cairn or a blue ribbon here and there, but they didn't seem to form a solid trail.

stats include the side trip to mount independence.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2255 ft / 687 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2255 ft / 686 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2215 ft / 675 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1815 ft / 553 m; Extra: 400 ft / 121m
    Loss on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:via mount independence
    Start Trailhead:8524 ft / 2598 m
    Time:2 Hours 34 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1855 ft / 565 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1815 ft / 553 m; Extra: 40 ft / 12m
    Gain on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    End Trailhead:8524 ft / 2598 m
    Time:1 Hours 10 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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