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Ascent of McClellan Peak on 2020-09-21

Climber: Harry H

Date:Monday, September 21, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:McClellan Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8364 ft / 2549 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the 6th peak of the trip and a very enjoyable one. There is no well established route and following GPS tracks is key.
We went up a relatively direct route but came down the ridge to the North west. I would recomend the ridge to the North west as per GPS track I uploaded, it was much simpler and you do not lose a bunch of elevation either, there are also less scrambles and overall better terrain.

The summit block is also a bit tricky there are about 2 routes on the North side which are one move Class 3/4 perhaps which is relatively straight forward. But there is also an even easier route to the South likely Class 2, it takes a little longer as you need to go around the summit from the North.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Enchantments (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Enchantment Peak2020-09-20 
2Cannon Mountain2020-09-20 
3Little Annapurna2020-09-20 
4Dragontail Peak2020-09-21 
5Colchuck Peak2020-09-21 
6McClellan Peak2020-09-21 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Harry H
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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