Ascent of Columbia Hill on 2019-08-14

Climber: Joe Whittington

Others in Party:Kathleen Welland
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Columbia Hill
    Elevation:8117 ft / 2474 m

Ascent Trip Report

Nice walkup from Cracker Saddle on Elkhorn Traverse Trail enroute to Twin Lakes from Summit Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:517 ft / 157 m
    Route:North Ridge
    Trailhead:Elkhorn Traverse Trail  7600 ft / 2316 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2019 Elkhorn Traverse (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Dutch Flat Saddle South2019-08-12725 ft / 221 m
2Mount Ruth2019-08-13600 ft / 183 m
3Columbia Hill2019-08-14517 ft / 158 m
4Rock Creek Butte2019-08-14700 ft / 213 m
5Elkhorn Peak2019-08-15930 ft / 283 m
Total Trip Gain: 3472 ft / 1058 m    Total Trip Loss: 3472 ft / 1058 m

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