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Ascent of McLeod Mountain on 2018-02-09

Climber: Fred Newman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, February 9, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:McLeod Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8099 ft / 2468 m

Ascent Trip Report

Long road skin approach: Goat Creek Sno Park -> 500 -> 510 -> 531 to Roundup Creek Basin S of the peak. Gained the W ridge through a steep larch grove. Some great powder for the first 1k' descent, then an icy ride through the woods back to the road. Took a more direct descent to 500, then rode fast on the icy road. Probably 10 miles in one hour.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5800 ft / 1767 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Skis, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5800 ft / 1767 m
    Route:W Ridge
    Start Trailhead:2299 ft / 700 m
Descent Statistics



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