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Ascent of Mount Humphreys in 1972-07

Climber: Dick Ellsworth

Others in Party:Dan Ake----Only Party on Mountain
Date:July, 1972
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Humphreys
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13986 ft / 4262 m

Ascent Trip Report

Most memorable was being dive-bombed by a large golden eagle while on the lead. Buzzed to within 10 feet of my head according to Dan. I never saw it coming, but felt the air and heard the whoosh as it went by.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:II 5.6
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Bluebird day!
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Hutchinson Route
Descent Statistics



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