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Ascent of Angell Peak on 2019-08-10

Climber: Joe Whittington

Others in Party:Kathleen Welland
Bill Resley
Sue Armstrong
Larry Solomon
Sherry Bourdin
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, August 10, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Angell Peak
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:8646 ft / 2635 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from Anthony Lake Campground via Hoffer Lakes Trail. It had rained hard the night before, but we had a sunny window for the climb. Passing to the east of the Lakes we walked through Angell Basin and headed for the saddle NNE of Angell Peak and climbed up the ridge. A couple of hundred feet below the summit we moved right out of the rocks to a more open slope. We descended this slope back to the bBasin. It might be easier to ascend this way, but it's steep and not as fun as doing a bit of rock scrambling.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1516 ft / 462 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Angell Basin NNE Ridge
    Trailhead:Hoffer Lakes  7130 ft / 2173 m
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 25 Minutes



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