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Ascent of Colonel Bob on 2016-07-16

Climber: Paul Michelson

Others in Party:Stu Frink
Craig Willis <2998>
Tim Jackson
Date:Saturday, July 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Colonel Bob
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4510 ft / 1374 m

Ascent Trip Report

Descend into the compact hanging basin between the lookout and true summit. Travel across and almost to the far end until generally below the summit then ascend open benches and rocky outcrops to reach the summit ridge just to the left of the actual summit. An airy step leads to the summit crest and a short traverse (15 ft) takes you to the summit Bench Mark and register. This peak seems to see on average one or two ascent parties a year.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Trailhead:4060 ft / 1237 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km



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