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Ascent of Rockhouse Peak on 1983-11-05

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Dick Negri
Al Craun
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, November 5, 1983
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rockhouse Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8360 ft / 2548 m

Ascent Trip Report

Dick Negri drove his van in on the dirt road that leads to Rockhouse Meadow, parking after a couple of miles because the road got too rough. From our parking spot, we hiked west down the dirt road and then the trail past Rockhouse Meadow to a saddle, then went north cross country to the saddle located just east of the summit. From the saddle, we proceeded northwest, then west, then finally turned south and scrambled up the peak's north side to the top.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3360 ft / 1024 m
    Elevation Loss:3360 ft / 1024 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2-3 summit
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2760 ft / 842 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:See trip write-up
    Trailhead:Rockhouse Meadow road  5600 ft / 1706 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3360 ft / 1024 m
    Extra Gain:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Rock scramble/cross country
    Trailhead:Rockhouse Meadow road  5600 ft / 1706 m



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