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Ascent of Crazy Peak on 2006-07-25

Climber: Tram Stout

Others in Party:none
Date:Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Crazy Peak
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:11209 ft / 3416 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drive up Big Timber canyon to Half Moon trailhead. Backpack into Blue Lake and camped there for the night. This provided for an early start for the mountain. Climb from the south side of Blue lake up the side of the west ridge. This is the major part of the climb. Once on the crest of the west ridge, its just a ridge walk to the east towards the summit. At the east end of this ridge is the false summit, then I scoped out an appropriate chute and descended to and crossed a short notch between the true and false summits. Then I scrambed up to the true summit. To descend, I crossed back thru the notch and up the chute. Then I decided to descend a gully on the north-northeast side. This then necessitated a traverse across the base of a rocky rib, then thru a very lush meadow area back to Blue Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble, Rock Climb
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear



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