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Ascent of Palmer Mountain on 2020-08-11

Climber: Martin Shetter

Date:Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Palmer Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4331 ft / 1320 m

Ascent Trip Report

As Grant noted, the left fork at 920m was hard to spot because it's quite overgrown. It's not difficult to walk, just wading through chest-high grass. I abandoned the bike at that point but in retrospect I probably should have continued on the right fork up to near the Ivanhoe mine, which would have been longer but bikeable. From the road it's not hard to find a route through the grass and rock bands to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1313 ft / 400 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1313 ft / 400 m
    Start Trailhead:3018 ft / 919 m
Descent Statistics



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