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Ascent of Homers Nose on 1990-06-03

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Date:Sunday, June 3, 1990
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Homers Nose
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9023 ft / 2750 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a Sierra Peaks Section trip led by Doug Mantle, Bob Hicks and Duane McRuer. On day one, we backpacked from South Fork campground up the South Fork of the Kaweah River, then up an old, abandoned trail along Cedar Creek and over a saddle to Cahoon Meadows, where we set up camp. On day two, the group day hiked west cross country to the peak. After returning to camp, the group backpacked out to the trailhead.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6125 ft / 1867 m
    Elevation Loss:6125 ft / 1867 m
    Distance:20 mi / 32.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5425 ft / 1654 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:From Cahoon Meadows
    Trailhead:South Fork road  3598 ft / 1096 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:6125 ft / 1867 m
    Extra Gain:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:To Cahoon Meadows
    Trailhead:South Fork road  3598 ft / 1096 m



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