Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2019-08-02

Climber: Alden Ryno

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 2, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cannon Mountain
    Elevation:8638 ft / 2632 m

Ascent Trip Report

Short 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:
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5200 ft / 1584 m
    Start Trailhead:Stuart/Colchuck Lakes  3438 ft / 1047 m
Descent Statistics

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