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Ascent of Yellow Aster Butte on 2009-08-14

Climber: Jan Triska

Others in Party:Greg Strauch
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 14, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Yellow Aster Butte
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6241 ft / 1902 m

Ascent Trip Report

An excellent way to save a rainy day in the Cascades. A short climb up in foggy conditions, then the fog broke and we were treated to some nice views. Later tried the substaintially higher and harder Tommyhoi Peak but retreated due to inclement weather. A long hike out back to the main trailhead of Y.A.B (down to 900m altitude)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3281 ft / 1000 m
    Trailhead:trailhead for Yellow Aster Butte  2960 ft / 902 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:foggy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 



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