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Ascent of Amphitheater Mountain on 2019-08-18

Climber: Stephen Bobick

Others in Party:Stefan Bobick
Gypsy Vizsla
Date:Sunday, August 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Amphitheater Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8358 ft / 2547 m

Ascent Trip Report

From camp at Four Point Lake, we headed north, crosscountry to avoid backtracking the approach trail. We went over the saddle N of the lake and dropped down to the valley and rejoined the Chewuch trail N of Remmel Creek (~6100'). This took about 2.5 hours. We followed the trail to the junction with 565, stayed right, then took the right trail at the next junction. In meadows below Amphitheater (7200') we took the climber's trail right up into the head of the basin below Amphitheater (8000'), dropped packs and summitted (about 6 hours from Four Point Lake to summit). We took the gully down to Upper Cathedral Lake, arriving around 6:45.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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