Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2019-08-02
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, August 2, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8638 ft / 2632 m|
Ascent Trip ReportShort cut up the west side of Cannon to camp night 1 next to a creek at 6,200'. Day 2 was socked in until 9am ish. Cannon, McClellan, Enchantment, and Little Annapurna. Camp night 2 at 8,300' 'outside permit zone.' farther obf at 8,550' is better fit views, a plateau, and cell service. Day 3 traverse backside if east Dragontail to resummit Dragontail and new summit of Colchuck; my 50th Bulger! Return to backside of Dragontail then down a abhorrently crowded Aasgard Pass and Colchuck Lake Trail.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||5200 ft / 1584 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Mud/Swamp, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Bivouac|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Windy, Low Clouds|
| Gain on way in:||5200 ft / 1584 m|
| Start Trailhead:||Stuart/Colchuck Lakes 3438 ft / 1047 m|
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