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Ascent of Oliver Peak on 2015-06-16

Climber: Benjamin Thomson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Oliver Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:9004 ft / 2744 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at Mike Harris campground on the Idaho side of Teton Pass and followed a pack trail from the old USGS topo map, then a quick bushwhack to the true summit. Approximately 4.5 miles each way. Hit one fork and went right when I should have gone left, accidental 15 min detour. A few steep portions but very easy overall, jogged a decent amount. Some cool distant views of the tetons, but overall a pretty uneventful summit.

Left work 5:00
Hit trail 6:00
Summit 7:50
Back at car 8:55
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2628 ft / 801 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Trailhead:Mike Harris campground  6376 ft / 1943 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack



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