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Ascent of Hibox Mountain on 2016-08-21

Climber: Outside & Stuff

Date:Sunday, August 21, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hibox Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:6547 ft / 1995 m

Ascent Trip Report

Gorgeous day with phenomenal views. Took the bootpath from Rachel Lake trail, which was steep, loose, and very dusty. Summit scramble was straightforward on solid rock with much less exposure than we expected. We even surprised a mountain goat at the top! Coming down is the hard part. Bring poles for the descent; the majority of the bootpath is a sketchy slidefest of loose rocks and dirt with veggie belays mandatory in several places.

3.5 hrs up, 2.5 hrs down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3787 ft / 1154 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3787 ft / 1154 m
    Start Trailhead:2760 ft / 841 m
Descent Statistics



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