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Ascent of Mount Angeles on 1998-06-27

Climber: Jan Triska

Others in Party:Lee Chai Lau
Date:Saturday, June 27, 1998
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Angeles
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6454 ft / 1967 m

Ascent Trip Report

An enjoyable scramble up this peak after having hiked in via Hurrican Ridge. I have some great photos from the summit; it offers a panorama of the Olympic Mountains. It's not a hard trip; there's just one section which required handholds and some route-finding, the rest was more of a hike. Some snow clung to the ridge, not surprising since it was only June. Gorgeous day, with plentiful wild flowers in the meadows, not to mention company of good friends.
(This was a part of my trip to the Olympic peninsula.)
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1969 ft / 600 m
    Trailhead:Hurricane ridge  4485 ft / 1367 m
    Grade/Class:easy scramble (F)
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 



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