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Ascent of Koip Peak on 1988-09-18

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Sierra Club SPS group
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 18, 1988
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Koip Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12962 ft / 3950 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a Sierra Peaks Section trip led by Dale Van Dalsem and Mary McMannes. On day one, our group backpacked from Dana Meadows over Mono Pass to Upper Sardine Lake, set up camp, then dayhiked Mount Gibbs via its class 1 south ridge. On day two, we packed up early, hiked over Mono Pass to the Parker Pass Trail, dropped our packs, then climbed Koip Peak via its class 2 east slope from Koip Peak Pass; afterwards, our group returned to and picked up our packs, then hiked out to the vehicles.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4675 ft / 1423 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4675 ft / 1424 m
    Round-Trip Distance:25 mi / 40.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4475 ft / 1363 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3275 ft / 998 m; Extra: 1200 ft / 365m
    Loss on way in:1200 ft / 365 m
    Distance:12.5 mi / 20.1 km
    Route:Koip Peak Pass/east slope
    Start Trailhead:Dana Meadows  9687 ft / 2952 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3475 ft / 1059 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3275 ft / 998 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:12.5 mi / 20.1 km
    Route:East slope/Koip Peak Pass
    End Trailhead:Dana Meadows  9687 ft / 2952 m



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