Ascent of Mount Daniel on 2017-08-05

Climber: Dhruv Garg

Others in Party:Karthik Krish -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, August 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Daniel
    Elevation:7960 ft / 2426 m

Ascent Trip Report

My friend had tried an attempt up Mt. Daniel a year ago and had to turn back because they got lost. So he considered it unfinished business to conquer King County's highest point. Since it was just the two of us, we decided to make it a 1-day climb and drove in to the TH in the morning. After finding a spot in the trailer-only parking lot, we left the trailhead a little after 7.30. The approach to Peggy's Pond was uneventful except the ridiculous amount of beastly mosquitoes attacking you from every front.

For visuals on this trip, you can check out my Flickr album -
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6450 ft / 1965 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6450 ft / 1965 m
    Round-Trip Distance:14.9 mi / 24 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6450 ft / 1965 m
    Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Route:Southeast Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Peggy's Pond  1510 ft / 460 m
    Time:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:6450 ft / 1965 m
    Distance:7.3 mi / 11.7 km
    End Trailhead:1510 ft / 460 m
    Time:5 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Daniel

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Daniel-East Peak2017-08-05 
2Mount Daniel2017-08-056450 ft / 1966 m
Total Trip Gain: 6450 ft / 1966 m    Total Trip Loss: 6450 ft / 1966 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dhruv Garg
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