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Ascent to Kyes Peak-Saddle at 5400' ENE of Blanca Lake on 2013-09-20

Climber: James E. Tetazoo, III

Others in Party:bynda
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 20, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Kyes Peak - Saddle at 5400' ENE of Blanca Lake
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5400 ft / 1645 m
    Remaining Elevation:1880 ft / 573 m (31% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Oh, the bushwhacking! Start early, and stay high (above the talus) by Blanca Lake! Ran out of daylight, but blueberries were delicious.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4800 ft / 1462 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4800 ft / 1462 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.9 mi / 15.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3 rock + veget
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4100 ft / 1249 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3400 ft / 1036 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Loss on way in:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Virgin Lake / S ridge
    Start Trailhead:Blanca Lake TH  2000 ft / 609 m
    Time:5 Hours 19 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4100 ft / 1249 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3400 ft / 1036 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Gain on way out:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km
    Route:Virgin Lake / S ridge
    End Trailhead:Blanca Lake TH  2000 ft / 609 m
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by James E. Tetazoo, III
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