Wedge Mountain south

  • Date:
    2012/06/15
    Elevation gain:
    4,085 feet
    Trip type:
    scramble
    USGS quad:
    Leavenworth
    In:
    Alpine Lakes Wilderness
    Car-to-car:
    4 hours 16 minutes
    • 3 hours 12 minutes ascending from 2,800' on Road 7305 to the summit of Wedge Mountain
    • 1 hour 4 minutes descending from the summit of Wedge Mountain to the normal trail head at 4,500'
  • I parked on Road 7305 were it goes over a 2,800' col.  I noticed a bike trail there and decided to give it a try.  The trail went up to 4,000', from there I followed old logging roads and a bit of brush to the normal trail head
    I parked on Road 7305 were it goes over a 2,800' col. I noticed a bike trail there and decided to give it a try. The trail went up to 4,000', from there I followed old logging roads and a bit of brush to the normal trail head
  • An hour later I arrived at the normal trail head, Wedge Mtn peeking through in the upper left
    An hour later I arrived at the normal trail head, Wedge Mtn peeking through in the upper left
  • McClellan Peak and The Temple over Snow Lakes
    McClellan Peak and The Temple over Snow Lakes
  • There were hundreds of ladybugs on the summit of Wedge.  http://www.summitpost.org/exploring-the-mystery-of-summit-ladybugs/723486
    There were hundreds of ladybugs on the summit of Wedge. http://www.summitpost.org/exploring-the-mystery-of-summit-ladybugs/723486
  • I hiked with Mike and Veronica on the way out.  Mike sprung his daughter from her last day of school so they could go hiking
    I hiked with Mike and Veronica on the way out. Mike sprung his daughter from her last day of school so they could go hiking
  • The three of us at the upper trail head.  They gave me a lift back to my car
    The three of us at the upper trail head. They gave me a lift back to my car

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