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Ascent of Hunt Benchmark on 2011-12-18

Climber: Ken Russell

Others in Party:Ryan Courtney
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, December 18, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hunt Benchmark
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:1584 ft / 482 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came in from Wallace Walker Road. The field road shown on the topo, leaves WW in the middle of a farmhouse complex. We drove just south to where an overgrown road dropped into the ravine. The only sign said "No Hunting". Follow the road down to the east of Pt 1534. Turn right up draw to the west of Pt 1534 to intersect the topo road at the saddle. Turn left and follow it to its end. Do not drive in fields, planted or not. Roads were fairly smooth but heavily overgrown. BM has a metal witness post alongside it.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:54 ft / 16 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Trailhead:End of field road  1530 ft / 466 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Part of Trip: Prom Frost 2011

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Lyons Head2011-12-18 a
2Washtucna Benchmark2011-12-18 b
3Hunt Benchmark2011-12-18 c
4Taunton Benchmark2011-12-18 d



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