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Ascent of Haystack Mountain on 1981-08-22

Climber: Stephen Wheeler

Others in Party:Mike Yates
Date:Saturday, August 22, 1981
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Haystack Mountain
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:2592 m / 8504 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Mike Yates took my up Haystack Mountain in August. It is accessed just outside of Keremeos. A hike up from the river valley up to the alpine. We camped at Haystack Lake where we caught Cutthroat trout and ate them for dinner. The next day we climbed up the ridge in glorious sunshine. After getting to the summit we hiked west along the ridge to Cathedral Lakes where we spent the night near the resort.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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