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Ascent of Napeequa Peak on 2020-07-26

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Josh Lewis
Date:Sunday, July 26, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Napeequa Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8073 ft / 2460 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from Sulphur Creek. Hiked middle ridge to Buck Creek Pass. Camped then hiked High Pass. Took East face route. Went at class 3 and some moderate snow. Ice ax recommended.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7881 ft / 2402 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1400 ft / 426 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7881 ft / 2402 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 6481 ft / 1975 m; Extra: 1400 ft / 426m
    Loss on way in:1400 ft / 426 m
    Route:Middle Ridge to High Pass
    Start Trailhead:Sulphur Creek  1592 ft / 485 m
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Buck Creek Pass  
Ascent Part of Trip: Fortress Chiwawa Traverse (6 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 Chiwawa Mountain2020-07-27 d2659 ft / 810 m
1Napeequa Peak2020-07-26 a7881 ft / 2402 m
2Rally Cap2020-07-26 b 
3Fortress Mountain2020-07-27 c3160 ft / 963 m
Total Trip Gain: 13700 ft / 4175 m    Total Trip Loss: 11327 ft / 3453 m



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