Ascent of South Suicide Peak on 2020-08-04

Climber: Quinn Sawyer

Date:Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Suicide Peak
    Elevation:5005 ft / 1525 m

Ascent Trip Report

Second attempt at suicide peaks, this time I decided to go in from Falls Creek instead of Rabbit Lake. I made it to the top of both summits this trip. It was a much shorter and more enjoyable trek, easy to follow path all the way to the top. Once you make it to Lake Charlie at the end of Falls Creek Trail, I went up almost directly behind the lake to a ridge where I picked up a well used trail. The trail from there was a gentle incline all the way to the South Suicide. Coming down S. Suicide into the saddle was a little more of a steep decent and then across and up the other side to North Suicide. There was a few very short sections of scrambling (Class 2?) on the way to N. Suicide, nothing me and my dog had any issues with, once again there was a fairly well defined path up the ridgeline to follow. I had filled up my 2 liter platy at Lake Charlie and still managed to run out about a mile away from the lake on my return trip. If it's a hot and sunny day make sure to bring plenty of water, there is very little snow this late in the year along the ridges and no other water sources nearby.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Suicides

Complete Trip Sequence:
1South Suicide Peak2020-08-04 a 
2North Suicide Peak2020-08-04 b 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Quinn Sawyer
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