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Ascent of Penrose Peak on 2009-06-25

Climber: Tom Sewell

Others in Party:jed
Date:Thursday, June 25, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Penrose Peak
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:7232 ft / 2204 m

Ascent Trip Report

then we drove down, took a numbing rinse in trail creek, got coffee in Superior, got an overpriced burger in Plains, and drove up to Swamp Ck T.H., car camp. next day took wrong trail UP Swamp Ck. instead of Dee Ck, to ridge and along it to top of Penrose Peak, the highest (?) in the Cour'D alene range. camped just feet below summit on east shoulder. left a new reg. tube w/ a rupee from Nepal. next day i tied jed at pack and hiked out ridge to top of Cherry Peak, then beck and long way down to truck. trailhead needs better signs, confusing. saw a black bear and no trax/people.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp



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