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Ascent of Argonaut Peak on 2018-08-11

Climber: Fred Newman

Date:Saturday, August 11, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Argonaut Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8453 ft / 2576 m

Ascent Trip Report

From base camp at 5600' between Sherpa and Argonaut, gained ridge from W side. 3(ish) pitches of easy climbing to start of std route. Nice variation on P5 over a huge flake leaning in an exposed right-facing corner, position added an interesting short P6 finish.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2850 ft / 868 m
    Grade/Class:5.6
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2850 ft / 868 m
    Route:NW Arete
    Start Trailhead:5603 ft / 1707 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Plan B (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Sherpa Peak2018-08-105450 ft / 1661 m
2Argonaut Peak2018-08-112850 ft / 869 m
3Colchuck Peak2018-08-111000 ft / 305 m
4Dragontail Peak2018-08-121000 ft / 305 m
Total Trip Gain: 10300 ft / 3140 m    Total Trip Loss: 450 ft / 137 m



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