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Ascent of Mount McCausland

Climber: Bob Bolton

Others in Party:Duane Gilliland
Scott Gilliland
Ryan Bolton
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Unknown Year
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount McCausland
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5747 ft / 1751 m

Ascent Trip Report

An early season outing with my son Ryan and Duane's older son Scott. Hiked in from the Smith Brook TH to Lake Valhalla on snow, then climbed the ridge to the recently named Mt. McCausland, then went down the east ridge and slopes back to the PCT.

This is from a print so there's no year and month on it like if it were a slide. Ryan on the left. You can see the peak name on the register. Photo by Duane.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1547 ft / 471 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1547 ft / 471 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1547 ft / 471 m
    Route:South Ridge from Lake Valhalla
    Start Trailhead:Smith Brook trail  4200 ft / 1280 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1547 ft / 471 m
    Route:East Ridge to PCT
    End Trailhead:Smith Brook trail  4200 ft / 1280 m



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