Castle Mountain


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,766
Summit Elevation (ft): 
9,076
Elevation Gain (m): 
1300
Total Distance (km): 
27.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Easy to moderate scrambling depending on the route chosen up to the summit and on the return. A long day trip.

Map
Trip Report

On Saturday October 20 2007 Wietse joined me for a repeat slog up into the Castle Mountain environs. This time, thankfully, we actually made it.

 


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Comments

Hi Vern,

I appreciate your great trip reports, and happened upon this one when looking into some of the surrounding peaks. It is a bit of a long story, but I know what mystery object is. It was exactly what my family was looking for in 2014. We had searched for it in the 1990s, without success. Here is a newspaper article that explains the story.

https://www.rmoutlook.com/article/clues-found-in-search-for-lost-treasur...

By 2014, the top of the capsule was missing, as were any remaining contents. The outside was much more faded, and I didn't recognize it at first. We still don't know where the capsule was between the 1950s and 1990s.

Cheers and see you out there!
Erik

Wow! Super interesting. Thanks for sharing Erik.

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