Ascent of Browns Peak on 1999-09-26

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Ken Akerman
Date:Sunday, September 26, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Browns Peak
    Elevation:7657 ft / 2333 m

Ascent Trip Report

We went up the brushy north slopes, then descended the famous chute, which wasn't too bad. The ugliest part of this section is at its base, where big talus rests precariously on smaller scree, and those big blocks actually move.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1700 ft / 518 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1700 ft / 518 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:North slopes
    Start Trailhead:5957 ft / 1815 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    End Trailhead:5957 ft / 1815 m

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