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Ascent of Willow Creek Mountain on 2020-05-22

Climber: Chad Thomas

Date:Friday, May 22, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Willow Creek Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7829 ft / 2386 m

Ascent Trip Report

Made it to the second to last switchback before a snowbank finally stopped us. It was clear just perhaps a day or two earlier someone had tried to cross it, bottomed out, got stuck, and had a hell of a time getting back out. Looked like a mess.

Easy going cross-country though we had to walk the road a bit to avoid some manzanita fields. Moved the register to the P-9 stake which looks to be the highpoint. Benchmark is lower and based on GPS the large outcrop near the benchmark appeared to be just a few feet lower than the P-9 cairn as well. There may be ground immediately near the P-9 cairn that is about as high though this was covered in snowdrifts at the time.
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GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Chad Thomas
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