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Old 09-04-2018, 03:46 PM   #1
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Bushwhack Phelps to Klondike Notch Trail?

Anyone here ever bushwhacked between the summit of Phelps and the Klondike Notch Trail, in either direction? Feasible? Any sense of what it's like?

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Old 09-04-2018, 03:59 PM   #2
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I found the following blog post on it: http://www.offonadventure.com/2013/1...ike-brook.html

The hike with my son from the Loj/Van Hoevenberg up the last mile to Phelps was a very very memorable one, so I perk a bit when I even see the word Phelps.
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Old 09-04-2018, 04:18 PM   #3
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That looks like a fun idea. I imagine the whack will be quite tough until you drop below around 3000', but in my opinion bushwhacking downhill is typically easier than ascending.
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Old 09-05-2018, 08:50 AM   #4
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I bushwhacked up Phelps via Pelkey Basin once. It was mostly open woods (birch ski glade).

I heard that there was a herd path all the way from the lean-to to the summit.
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