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Ascent of Buck Mountain on 2014-08-27

Climber: Michael Lewis

Date:Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Buck Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8528 ft / 2599 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed with Fletcher Jordan part of a loop from Little Giant Pass to Buck Creek Pass.

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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8000 ft / 2438 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3900 ft / 1188 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13 mi / 20.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8000 ft / 2438 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 6000 ft / 1829 m; Extra: 2000 ft / 609m
    Loss on way in:2000 ft / 609 m
    Distance:11.4 mi / 18.4 km
    Start Trailhead:Little Giant Pass TH  2528 ft / 770 m
    Time:34 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1900 ft / 579 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    End Trailhead:Buck-Berge Col  6628 ft / 2020 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Buck Berge and Cleator (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Buck Mountain2014-08-27 a8000 ft / 2438 m
2Mount Berge-West Peak2014-08-27 b1610 ft / 491 m
3Mount Cleator2014-08-27 c1070 ft / 326 m
Total Trip Gain: 10680 ft / 3255 m    Total Trip Loss: 10449 ft / 3185 m



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