Ascent of Desolation Peak on 1998-10-03
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, October 3, 1998|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||9990 ft / 3044 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWent up this one looking for the cool beard guy who I wanted a picture of for my high school photography class. This was during the Wasatch Front 100 mile race and he was one of the participants. I was working at the rest/food/aid station at Desolation Lake with my buddy Keith. I didn't catch up to him - he was in a race and I am not fast enough, but I got up the ridge and didn't want to go downhill towards Silver (which I didn't know was so close...), so I topped out and grabbed a few pics from the top. Gain is calculated from the TH, since technically I walked to Desolation Lake then eventually headed up this peak.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2710 ft / 826 m|
| Route:||Via Desolation Lake|
| Trailhead:||7280 ft / 2218 m|
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