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Ascent of Mount Constitution on 2011-05-24

Climber: Richard Hensley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Constitution
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:2407 ft / 733 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at South End campground parking lot, followed trail on south side of Cascade Lake, then up the trail to Cold Springs and past Summit Lake to the top. Then down the other side, around the Twin Lakes, east side of Mountain Lake, and along the Cascade Falls Trail and a cutoff to the South End parking lot. This loop took in all the major sites in Moran State Park except Little Summit. Despite wetter spring than average, trails were in good shape.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2905 ft / 885 m
    Elevation Loss:2905 ft / 885 m
    Distance:12.8 mi / 20.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
hazy, visibility 13 miles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2235 ft / 681 m
    Extra Loss:220 ft / 67 m
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route:Cascade Lake Loop to North End Campground, Cold Sp
    Trailhead:South End Parking Lot  392 ft / 119 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 19 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2685 ft / 818 m
    Extra Gain:670 ft / 204 m
    Distance:7.1 mi / 11.4 km
    Route:Twin Lakes Trail & Loops, Mountain Lake east, Casc
    Trailhead:South End Parking Lot  392 ft / 119 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Hensley
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