Ascent of Recondite Knob on 2022-04-18

Climber: Damien Viney

Date:Monday, April 18, 2022
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Recondite Knob
    Elevation:3839 ft / 1170 m

Ascent Trip Report

1st bit to Penguin Cradle Trail is marked and cut through button grass.
Next section south is over button grass plains and impossible to stay on vehicle track. This is picked up on the other side of the plain and is easily followed to summit of Recondite - it goes all the way up.
Navigating across button grass would be difficult with low visibility and with no navigation tools.
Wombats sighted - 8
Snakes startled - 1
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:13.7 mi / 22 km
    Trailhead:Cradle Mountain Lodge  
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Mud/Swamp
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Recondite rtn

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Recondite Knob2022-04-18 

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