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Ascent of Peak 6888 on 2014-06-01

Climber: Lupe Lunde

Date:Sunday, June 1, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 6888
    Location:USA-South Dakota
    Elevation:6888 ft / 2099 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked G6 on N side of USFS Road No. 109 (Parmlee Canyon Road)about 0.75 mile W of intersection with USFS Road No. 117, directly across from a dirt road heading S with an old sign saying Bear Canyon Road. Followed Bear Canyon Road about 0.75 mile S going uphill all the way until it leveled out near the end. Shortly before the last little uphill stretch came to a marker saying 117 5J. Unmarked summit is a large, forested, and very flat area to the W. The only views were of the forest.

Saw lots of white tail deer and one elk nearby.

For photos and additional commentary, go to adventuresoflupe.com.
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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 91: This fallen tree offered Lupe as good a view as any other spot on Peak 6888 (2014-06-01). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:208 ft / 63 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Overcast, humid, calm, temp about 60 degrees
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:208 ft / 63 m
    Trailhead:About 0.75 mile W of USFS No. 117 on N side of USF  6680 ft / 2036 m
Descent Statistics



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