Ascent of Calispell Peak on 2012-08-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, August 4, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||6855 ft / 2089 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove up. The last 4.5 miles of road are quite rough. High clearance a must and I think 4wd would be needed if wet. I used my 4wd Low on the way down to save my brakes. Road is also very narrow and to my surprise I saw 4 other 4x4s on it.
Saw a bull moose near the Calispell Peak Creek Marsh. A hawk near the summit circled within 30 feet of my truck and it looked like he was hoping I would flush out a chipmunk or something.
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| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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