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Ascent to Squak Mountain-West Peak-NW Ridge on 2012-06-23

Climber: Eric Noel

Others in Party:Nancy Willis
Date:Saturday, June 23, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Squak Mountain-West Peak - NW Ridge
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:1500 ft / 457 m
    Remaining Elevation:495 ft / 151 m (32% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked in from 900 on an obscure TH with limited parking and turn-around space. Got the majority of the way up and then a torrential downpour unleashed itself on us. We continued for a few minutes but the trail was becoming an ankle deep stream. We bailed since this was just an exercise hike anyway and the non-peak peak was of little value. Nice trail, lot of slugs and snails out.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1050 ft / 320 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:West Access Trail to Chybinski Trail
    Trailhead:SR 900  450 ft / 137 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Breezy, Low Clouds
Overcast then Monsoon



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