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Ascent of Eagle Mountain on 2013-08-31

Climber: Walter Blume

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 31, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Eagle Mountain
    Location:USA-Minnesota
    Elevation:2301 ft / 701 m

Ascent Trip Report

I really enjoyed this hike. I had been expecting some kind of walk on a bunch of logging roads, but it was much nicer than this. Arrived approximately 7 am, and found the trail to be a bit more rugged than I expected, very rocky. First two miles are also quite flat. You pass through a couple boggy areas and then get to Whale Lake, which was pretty, with just a touch of fall coloring some of the trees in the hills behind it. Then the trail forks off and starts climbing, and you reach a bluff that actually has some nice views, not too far from the actual highpoint. The actual peak is just a plaque on a rock, with no view in the middle of a wooded area.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:541 ft / 165 m
    Distance:7.3 mi / 11.8 km
    Route:trail
    Trailhead:The Grade  1760 ft / 536 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 49 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 35 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Walter Blume
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