Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2014-08-16

Climber: Chad Straub

Others in Party:Colin Tasker
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, August 16, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cannon Mountain
    Elevation:8638 ft / 2632 m

Ascent Trip Report

After Fridays adventure, we slept in until nearly 10 am before finally deciding to attempt this one. It was intended as more of an exploratory trip to prepare for The Temple and Mclellan Peak, but we managed to make the summit and explore around Prusik Pass afterward.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2558 ft / 778 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2558 ft / 778 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.4 mi / 10.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1958 ft / 596 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1158 ft / 353 m; Extra: 800 ft / 243m
    Loss on way in:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Prusik Pass
    Start Trailhead:Enchantments High Camp  7480 ft / 2279 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1758 ft / 535 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1158 ft / 353 m; Extra: 600 ft / 182m
    Gain on way out:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Prusik Pass
    End Trailhead:Enchantments High Camp  7480 ft / 2279 m
    Time:3 Hours 3 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2014 Enchantments (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1(Attempt) Enchantment Peak2014-08-125758 ft / 1755 m
2Little Annapurna2014-08-15922 ft / 281 m
3Dragontail Peak2014-08-151160 ft / 354 m
4(Attempt) Colchuck Peak2014-08-151188 ft / 362 m
5Cannon Mountain2014-08-162558 ft / 780 m
6(Attempt) The Temple2014-08-171697 ft / 517 m
7McClellan Peak2014-08-172929 ft / 893 m
Total Trip Gain: 16212 ft / 4942 m    Total Trip Loss: 12170 ft / 3709 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Chad Straub
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