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Ascent of Dragontail Peak on 2016-05-30

Climber: Kristian Kalsing

Others in Party:Ida Vincent
Date:Monday, May 30, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dragontail Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8840 ft / 2694 m
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Descending steep snow from Pandora's Box before traversing to the summit (2016-05-30). Photo by Kristian Kalsing.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1283 ft / 390 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6262 ft / 1907 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.8 mi / 12.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:895 ft / 272 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 791 ft / 241 m; Extra: 104 ft / 31m
    Loss on way in:104 ft / 31 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Start Trailhead:8049 ft / 2453 m
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:6158 ft / 1876 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 5770 ft / 1759 m; Extra: 388 ft / 118m
    Gain on way out:388 ft / 118 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    End Trailhead:3070 ft / 935 m
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: ColchuckDragontail

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Colchuck Peak2016-05-305622 ft / 1714 m
2Dragontail Peak2016-05-301283 ft / 391 m
Total Trip Gain: 6905 ft / 2105 m    Total Trip Loss: 7255 ft / 2212 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Kristian Kalsing
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