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Ascent of High Rock on 2017-06-19

Climber: Robert Jenner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, June 19, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:High Rock
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5685 ft / 1732 m

Ascent Trip Report

I started at the Cora Lake trailhead and hiked up past the lake to the summit. There was still lots of snow above 4500' but the route follows the ridgeline all the way to the summit, so it was easy to stay on track. On the way down, I went off trail and headed straight down the side of the ridge to save a few miles but encountered two bands of cliffs that I had to negotiate so I didn't save any time.
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The old fire lookout atop High Rock with Mount Rainier in the background (2017-06-19). Photo by Robert Jenner.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2285 ft / 696 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2285 ft / 696 m
    Distance:9.2 mi / 14.8 km
    Start Trailhead:3400 ft / 1036 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Robert Jenner
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