Ascent of Echo Lake Northwest Peak on 2019-08-25

Climber: Joe Whittington

Others in Party:Krista Lawrence
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 25, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Echo Lake Northwest Peak
    Elevation:8934 ft / 2723 m

Ascent Trip Report

Accessed the NW Ridge from the 8,200' contour from Trail 1943 enroute to Traverse Lake from Tombstone Lake. Travelled along the south side of the ridge then dropped down to a saddle NNE of the actual summit. Final summit is a rocky scramble.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:734 ft / 223 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:NW Ridge
    Trailhead:Trail 1943 from Tombstone Lake  8200 ft / 2499 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: 2019 Wallowa Peakbagger (5 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1China Cap2019-08-233156 ft / 962 m
2Granite Butte2019-08-241079 ft / 329 m
3Echo Lake Northwest Peak2019-08-25734 ft / 224 m
4Traverse Lake East Peak2019-08-261230 ft / 375 m
5Arrow Lake Peak2019-08-28650 ft / 198 m
Total Trip Gain: 6849 ft / 2088 m    Total Trip Loss: 6849 ft / 2088 m

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