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Ascent of McBee Hill on 2014-02-08

Climber: Caleb Morris

Date:Saturday, February 8, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:McBee Hill
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:1927 ft / 587 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bitterly cold on top of ridge, snowstorms blowing over the plateau to the south meant poor visibility. First "snow" ascent of the year!
03/09 - straight up, 35 minutes
03/11 - Up the east ridge, down the abandoned road. Jumped up a coyote, two chukars, and a prairie falcon. The old road adds quite a bit of distance to this walk.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3300 ft / 1005 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2200 ft / 670 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.9 mi / 9.5 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3300 ft / 1005 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1100 ft / 335 m; Extra: 2200 ft / 670m
    Loss on way in:2200 ft / 670 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:straight up
    Start Trailhead:827 ft / 252 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km



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