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Ascent of Alta Mountain on 2015-10-24

Climber: Dan Conley

Others in Party:James Barlow <1654>
Becca Romig
Zelda Conley
Date:Saturday, October 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Alta Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6240 ft / 1901 m

Ascent Trip Report

A glorious trip with the illustrious James Barlow accompanied by Becca Romig and Zelda the dog!

The hike began with a pleasant walk through the woods and across some small streams. Once at Rachel Lake we ecountered dozens of other hikers but it wasn't too crowded. We continued past and on the approach to Alta only encountered a couple of folks as we were hiking later in the day.

It was over a beautiful hike and of course Zelda had a blast. The mountain goats were absolutely magical to encounter! Great situational awareness, James! We would have missed them if it weren't for you! In fact, if you hadn't noticed we probably would have lost Zelda over the edge of a cliff as she attempted to chase them down the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6240 ft / 1901 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Breezy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6240 ft / 1901 m
    Start Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dan Conley
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