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Ascent of Pumkpkinseed Point on 2016-04-16

Climber: Monty VanderBilt

Others in Party:Bryan Harris
Date:Saturday, April 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pumkpkinseed Point
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4860 ft / 1481 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started up the Dingford Creek trail and left a little before the creek that drains Pumpkinseed Lake. Wonderful big mature hemlock forest on slopes up through the gap to Pumpkinseed Lake. Sometimes it got a little steep, watch out for party induced rock fall but it's all 2nd class or less. There was some rock scrambling on the ridge just below the summit. After Pumpkinseed we traversed the ridge to Galleon South, back to the pass, and down to Green Ridge Lake. We could walk across the lake because it was still frozen over and then we exited via the Green Ridge trail. One mile along the road brought us back to the Dingford trailhead and our car.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Part of Trip: Pumpkinseed and Galleon South (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Pumkpkinseed Point2016-04-16 
2Galleon Mountain South2016-04-16 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Monty VanderBilt
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