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Ascent of Mount Eddy on 2017-08-12

Climber: Swingshift Hiker

Date:Saturday, August 12, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Eddy
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9025 ft / 2750 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wanted to do this one earlier in the year, but being a heavy snow year, had to wait. Drove in to Deadfall Meadows TH. It's a bit shorter than the PCT route but has a few hundred feet more gain. The first 1/2 of the hike has about a 10% grade. The final 1/3 is about 20%. Unfortunately, there had been a lot of wildfires in the area, and visibility was limited to about 25 miles. The view of Shasta looming through the haze was surreal. This is one I'd be interested in repeating, using the PCT route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2725 ft / 830 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Route:Deadfall Creek to Sisson to Mt Eddy
    Trailhead:Deadfall Meadows TH  6400 ft / 1950 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Very hazy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes



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