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Ascent of Hamilton Mountain on 2014-06-17

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:James R
Roi G
Joanna C
Alexa L
Date:Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hamilton Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:2438 ft / 743 m

Ascent Trip Report

A quick hike with a few friends; don't trust a 0% chance of rain in the NW when it rained the day before! Thankfully, we were prepared for some moisture and ended up nearly having the trail to ourselves. We encountered a pair who were descending near the summit, a lone hiker on top who was just leaving as we arrived, and a family (4) just setting out as we returned - that was all!

16#OS18,R,K
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2288 ft / 696 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2288 ft / 696 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
'Misting' up high, damp below
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2188 ft / 666 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2038 ft / 622 m; Extra: 150 ft / 45m
    Loss on way in:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Hamilton Mtn Tr / ridge path
    Start Trailhead:Hamilton Mtn TH  400 ft / 121 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2138 ft / 651 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2038 ft / 622 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Hardy Creek Tr
    End Trailhead:Hamilton Mtn TH  400 ft / 121 m



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