Ascent of Chikamin Peak on 2018-09-29

Climber: Paul Tuck

Date:Saturday, September 29, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chikamin Peak
    Elevation:7000 ft / 2133 m

Ascent Trip Report

One day trek up Chikamin Peak. Beautiful fall colors and excellent weather.

Standard route:
Hiked Mineral Creek trail to Parks lakes and junction with PCT
Short hike on PCT to another junction
Continue straight at junction to Glacier lake (The trail gets rough and steep)
Continue around north side of lake to boulders
Follow stream to smaller unnamed lake
Climb slabs and scree (just go up, class 2)
Climb summit block (class 3)
Descend same route.

12 Hours with group of 6

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.8 km
    Start Trailhead:1000 ft / 304 m
    Time:12 Hours 
Descent Statistics

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