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Ascent of Big Pryor Mountain on 2012-11-19

Climber: Josey Coleman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, November 19, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Big Pryor Mountain
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:8786 ft / 2677 m

Ascent Trip Report

Not much to add to the excellent directions on the other trip report, but there's now a sign on the road to indicate the trail (Crater Ice Cave Trail #31), so no bushwhacking or looking for cairns required. Near the top I lost the trail in the snow drifts, but pretty easy cross country to the top.

Nice little detour from driving home for Thanksgiving, and pretty nice views of the Beartooth Range and you can see all the way to Crazy Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1806 ft / 550 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Trail #31
    Trailhead:Tie Flat Road  7080 ft / 2157 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear



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