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Ascent of Goat Mountain on 2011-10-17

Climber: Paul Michelson

Others in Party:Stu Frink
Date:Monday, October 17, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Goat Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5407 ft / 1648 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went in via trail 217 over the East peak and over the Middle peak then dropped down the open West ridge until intersecting the trail again that continues along the south side of the West peak. Leave the trail at the obvious spot and ascend along the open East ridge up to and along a short rocky ridge crest. Here you will find some short but exposed scrambling along the crest or just below on the south side until reaching the open slope again for the last 50 ft to the summit. Both my altimeter and GPS indicated that the West and Middle summits were within +/- 5 feet of each other. My advise if you are chasing the Wash 2K prominence peaks is to do them both.

No cairns or registers were found on any of the summits.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:507 ft / 155 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:507 ft / 155 m
    Trailhead:4900 ft / 1493 m
Descent Statistics



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