Ascent of Mount Goddard on 1989-08-28

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Rick Chval
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 28, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Goddard
    Elevation:13568 ft / 4135 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a five day backpack to climb peaks located in the vicinity of Muir Pass. On day one, Rick and I backpacked from South Lake over Bishop Pass to Le Conte Canyon and then up to Helen Lake. On day two, we day hiked Black Giant from Helen Lake. On day three, Rick and I did a long day hiked to Mount Goddard by going over Muir Pass and then down to Wanda Lake, then south to Wanda Pass, then traversed along Goddard Crest to the east slope of Mount Goddard, which we followed to the top. On day four, we day hiked Mount Fiske from Helen Lake and, on day five, we backpacked out to the vehicle over Bishop Pass to South Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:9635 ft / 2935 m
    Elevation Loss:9635 ft / 2935 m
    Distance:44 mi / 70.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Nights Spent:4 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:6710 ft / 2044 m
    Extra Loss:2910 ft / 886 m
    Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:Goddard Divide/east slope
    Trailhead:South Lake  9768 ft / 2977 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:6725 ft / 2049 m
    Extra Gain:2925 ft / 891 m
    Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:East slope/Goddard Divide
    Trailhead:South Lake  9768 ft / 2977 m

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