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Ascent of Krag Peak on 2014-09-13

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Jeremy B
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 13, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Krag Peak
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:9080 ft / 2767 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was such a great climb! It looks really steep from the SE ridge, but once you get closer it looks much 'friendlier'. A solid scramble, but nothing too sketchy.

~20#OA60,R,K
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1530 ft / 466 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1530 ft / 466 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 4 (short secti
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1480 ft / 451 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1430 ft / 436 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:SE ridge direct
    Start Trailhead:Crater Lake camp  7650 ft / 2331 m
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1480 ft / 451 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1430 ft / 436 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:SE ridge, then basin to SE
    End Trailhead:Crater Lake camp  7650 ft / 2331 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2014-09 ECW (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Red Mountain-East Peak2014-09-12 a 
2Red Mountain2014-09-12 b5700 ft / 1737 m
3Krag Peak2014-09-13 a1530 ft / 466 m
4Truax Mountain2014-09-13 b540 ft / 165 m
5Granite Mountain-Southwest Peak2014-09-14 a 
6Granite Mountain2014-09-14 b2490 ft / 759 m
7Nip Pass Peak2014-09-14 c 
8Cornucopia Peak2014-09-14 d1143 ft / 348 m
Total Trip Gain: 11403 ft / 3475 m    Total Trip Loss: 11203 ft / 3414 m



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