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Ascent of Maiden Peak on 2020-04-17

Climber: Ryan Frome

Others in Party:Justin
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, April 17, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Maiden Peak
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:7818 ft / 2382 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bluebird day. Decided to go from Gold Lake Snow Park, but I'm not sure that was the best idea. We also took a little wrong turn and went along the PCT for a bit. It was a fifteen mile trek tound trip by the end. Plenty of snow, but pretty icy everywhere except on top where the sun had softened it a bit. But you can't beat that view from the top! All the mountains were clear for 360 degrees. In retrospect I think we would have been better to start at Rosary Lakes trailhead and go up through Willamette Pass ski runs, cut over to PCT and head up. Maybe next time.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3150 ft / 960 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3150 ft / 960 m
    Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Start Trailhead:4668 ft / 1422 m
    Time:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics



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