Ascent of Ishpatina Ridge on 2011-09-17
|Others in Party:||Ken|
|Date:||Saturday, September 17, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||693 m / 2274 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove north from Capreol after hotel stay in Sudbury, forded the Sturgeon River (only 0.5 m deep), and then took the 4x4 trail to the Woods Lake dock. Canoed through Woods Lake and Scarecrow Lake (no portage, only pull through narrow creek between lakes) to the old ranger cabin campsite. Hiked up the 3.5 km trail to the summit on September 17, climbed the old fire tower to the lookout, and then hiked back down. 2nd night at the campsite, then reversed the trip back.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||380 m / 1244 ft|
| Distance:||7 km / 4.3 mi|
| Route:||Ranger trail from Scarecrow Lake|
| Trailhead:||Scarecrow Lake campsite 313 m / 1030 ft|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||2 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours |
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