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Bastion Peak - Southern Exposure # 11610

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Date: 2008.08.04
Vantage Point: Summit of Rampart Peak

Caption: We camped at a small lake, not quite visible below the prominent east ridge. We ascended the steep snow slope/gulley to the sub peak, which led to an easy Class 3 scramble to the summit. We also climbed the small bump at the right extremity of the photo.

PhotoDescr: Fred Touche and I completed a traverse of the Bastion Range, including all named peaks, plus a minor 6300' bump direcly above Lillooet Lake. We built a cairn on Bastion and the 6300' bump, and found cairns on Moat and Rampart Peaks. These cairns were next to large stakes, most likely not carried up.

I daydreamed about this route while working in the area last year. As usual Fred was game.

Any information on previous ascents in the Bastion Range is much appreciated.

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