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Ascent of Table Rock on 2012-05-27

Climber: Ken Russell

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Table Rock
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6250 ft / 1905 m

Ascent Trip Report

Table Rock the Hard Way

After several lesser snow banks, my 4x4 was stopped by deep snow at the junction of Rds 64 and 6437. That made for a little more than 13 miles RT with about 10 of those on snow. Fortunately, the snow was solid enough that I did not have to put snowshoes on.

If you scramble up to the saddle north of the peak, there is a way trail on the west side that leads to the summit, or you can scramble the ridge line to the top.

It doesn't look like the summit road will be melted out until the end of June, at the earliest.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1525 ft / 464 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:13.4 mi / 21.6 km
    Trailhead:Rd 64/6437 junction  4925 ft / 1501 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy



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