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Ascent of South Avalanche Mountain on 2012-08-14

Climber: Chris Ruff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Avalanche Mountain
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:5000 ft / 1524 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mtn Biked from Glen Alps 5 miles till I reached the gas line, had to push the bike up the steep hills. Then a little bushwhack up to the high traverse until I was below the peak, scrambled straight up the hill to the top of the ridge, got a little exposed when I attempted to get to the peak of a false summit but decided to keep following the ridge up until I got to the highest point, then continued to a lower summit which had a spectacular view to the heart of the park. Turned around and took the ridgeline all the way down to Powerline pass, ran to the bike and sped back to the parking lot.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3715 ft / 1132 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3715 ft / 1132 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13 mi / 20.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Bicycle
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3715 ft / 1132 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Start Trailhead:Glen Alps Parking Lot  1285 ft / 391 m
    Time:2 Hours 1 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3715 ft / 1132 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route:Scramble up SW face/slope to first false summit
    End Trailhead:Glen Alps Parking Lot  1285 ft / 391 m
    Time:1 Hours 10 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Chris Ruff
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