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Ascent of Black Peak on 2017-06-03

Climber: Evan Battaglia

Date:Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Black Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5880 ft / 1792 m

Ascent Trip Report

Got spooked early in the morning at Heather Pass when I heard what sounded like an avalanche. Went a little further but didn't like the look of the long crossing under the avalanche-prone slope with poor runout. Very soft snow already early in the morning.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:980 ft / 298 m
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:980 ft / 298 m
    Start Trailhead:4900 ft / 1493 m
Descent Statistics



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