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Ascent of Big Craggies on 2019-06-23

Climber: Paul McClellan

Others in Party:Michael Berry
Caleb Morris -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Michael Wanberg -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, June 23, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Big Craggies
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:4619 ft / 1407 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the end of FSR 462 we followed the ridge leading east over Green Craggie and Peak 4150, down the northeast ridge of Peak 4150, and up the southwest face of Big Craggies. Our route was apparently burned in the Chetco Bar Fire of 2017. The route is now easy to follow along open ridges and slopes. What brush is there is easy to step around or walk through. There is almost no shade on the route so the views are excellent but beware of taking the route on a hot day. Eventually the brush will return so don't wait too long before visiting Big Craggies if it is on your wish list.
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Big Craggies (center) and Peak 4150 (right) from Green Craggie (2019-06-23). Photo by Paul McClellan.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3965 ft / 1207 m
    Extra Gain:1240 ft / 377 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:West Side
    Trailhead:End of Road   3134 ft / 955 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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