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Ascent of Dip Top Peak on 2020-08-18

Climber: Michael Lewis

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dip Top Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7291 ft / 2222 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked in over Hinman from Necklace Valley trail. Was hoping to get Daniel from the North lobe of the Lynch glacier but the ice was too much for aluminum axe and micros so without the proper gear Dip Top seemed a fine consolation prize. Went up a moraine to a south facing gully that went at class 2. Broadened out for the final summit to easy talus. Some airy steps at the end but what a view!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3291 ft / 1002 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2000 ft / 609 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Ice Axe, Tent Camp
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1291 ft / 393 m
    Start Trailhead:Pea Soup Lake  6000 ft / 1828 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2000 ft / 609 m
    Gain on way out:2000 ft / 609 m
    Route:Hinman
Ascent Part of Trip: Hinman Daniel Traverse (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 Dip Top Peak2020-08-18 c3291 ft / 1003 m
1Mount Hinman2020-08-17 a7704 ft / 2348 m
2(Attempt) Mount Daniel2020-08-17 b2500 ft / 762 m
Total Trip Gain: 13495 ft / 4113 m    Total Trip Loss: 5392 ft / 1644 m



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