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Ascent of Big Craggy Peak on 2011-09-10

Climber: Sean Albert

Date:Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Big Craggy Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8470 ft / 2581 m

Ascent Trip Report

Two day trip with Patty and the dogs. Left Tukwila around 4:30am on Saturday and headed for Winthrop. Arrived at TH around and started hiking around 9:30am after missing the road off Rt. 20 and getting a scenic tour of Winthrop (the Western version of Leavenworth). Hiked the Copper Glance trail up to the first tarn around 6200 ft. then turned right to head up to the lake at 6600 ft. that isn't on the USGS map. Ditched all the heavy stuff and set up camp at the very beautiful site and headed for the saddle between Big Craggy and West Craggy. Should be called Big Crappy. Gained the saddle and headed right for the summit, which we made around 4:30. According to the register we were the 10th party in 2011. Returned to camp, headed up West Craggy the following morning.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4570 ft / 1392 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4570 ft / 1392 m
    Start Trailhead:3900 ft / 1188 m
Descent Statistics



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