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Ascent of West Craggy on 2020-10-17

Climber: Abrahm Rollins

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, October 17, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:West Craggy
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8366 ft / 2549 m

Ascent Trip Report

I did this one in combination with Big Craggy. The traverse over from big was complicated due to the snow conditions on the peak. Nothing was horribly difficult, but, being waist-deep in snow and kicking steps for hours on end does take its toll. The best part was the final ~150 ft or so to the summit where there is a 45-degree snow slope or so to climb. It was not necessary but added to the adventure for those willing to take it on. Not the best peaks I have climbed in the North Cascades, but a worthy set nonetheless.

Big and West Craggy at Hike2Hike.com
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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