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Ascent of Devil's Castle on 2007-07-27

Climber: Scott Wieman

Others in Party:Mitch Russell
Eva Bronkie
Date:Friday, July 27, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Devil's Castle
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:10920 ft / 3328 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up to Secret Lake from our campsite in Alta and then bushwhacked and scrambled up to the saddle between Sugarloaf and Devil's Castle. From there followed the ridge rather carefully to the final scramble/climb. View from the summit was amazing, with all of Alta Valley spread out to the north and Pittsburg Lake sparkling over a thousand feet below us to the south.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1320 ft / 402 m
    Trailhead:Alta Campground  9600 ft / 2926 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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