Ascent of Dragontail Peak on 2016-09-15

Climber: Outside & Stuff

Date:Thursday, September 15, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dragontail Peak
    Elevation:8840 ft / 2694 m

Ascent Trip Report

From camp at Inspiration Lake, long traverse over SE ridge from N slope of Little Annapurna. Plenty of snow left, but it's easy to avoid by detouring on rock. Only had to cross one small snow field on Little A by kicking steps, microspikes not necessary. Route up the ridge to summit is mostly well-marked by cairns/bootpath. Descended the same way. 3.5hrs up, 2hrs down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1640 ft / 499 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1640 ft / 499 m
    Start Trailhead:7200 ft / 2194 m
Descent Statistics

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