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Ascent of Big Jim Mountain on 2008-10-19

Climber: Greg Chappell

Others in Party:BK
RH
Date:Sunday, October 19, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Big Jim Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:7763 ft / 2366 m

Ascent Trip Report

Accidentally continued straight on the Hatchery Creek Trail to be routed on an approach loop through the Badlands and near Lake Augusta. The addition was the most beautiful part of the climb, with golden larches in peak, as well as a long stretch of significantly recovered forest fire territory.

Summit scramble was straight forward with loose rock, especially the side approaching Big Jim lakes.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class II
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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