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Ascent of Peak 2900 on 2015-08-18

Climber: Ben Still

Date:Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 2900
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:2900 ft / 883 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up from Port Chalmers Forest Service Cabin up and over Peak 1875 along the ridge down to the 1000' pass and up to the prominent glacier on the north west side of Peak 2950, traversed just below and a little bit over the glacier to the nonglaciated north spur and scrambled up that to the skyline ridge and over to the summit. Peak 2950 appears to be higher than Peak 2923 to the east. My GPS read 2959' on the summit. Amazing views north into Prince William Sound and south out into the Gulf of Alaska. A beautiful sunny day!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2900 ft / 883 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3900 ft / 1187 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2100 ft / 640 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1900 ft / 579 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Start Trailhead:1000 ft / 304 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3700 ft / 1127 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2900 ft / 883 m; Extra: 800 ft / 243m
    Gain on way out:800 ft / 243 m
    End Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Ascent Part of Trip: montague (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Peak 18752015-08-182225 ft / 678 m
2Peak 29002015-08-182900 ft / 884 m
Total Trip Gain: 5125 ft / 1562 m    Total Trip Loss: 5125 ft / 1562 m



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