Yarrow, Mount


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,379
Summit Elevation (ft): 
7,805
Elevation Gain (m): 
1000
Round Trip Time: 
6.00
Total Distance (km): 
17.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Depending on route choice, this is either easy hiking (via Spionkop Pass), difficult scrambling (via Roche) or climbing (via east ridge).

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Trip Report

Mount Yarrow is an unofficial peak on the southeast end of Spread Eagle (Roche) Mountain. It looked pretty close from the summit of Spread Eagle and I thought maybe 15 minutes would cover the traverse time to its summit. As with most ridge traverses though, I underestimated the terrain that's hidden in its curves!

 


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