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Ascent of Mauna Kea on 1988-11-27

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:P.J. (found hitchhiking on road up)----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, November 27, 1988
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mauna Kea
    Location:USA-Hawaii
    Elevation:13796 ft / 4205 m

Ascent Trip Report

Had to search around for summit since I was in a white-out. Parked car at one of the observatories and climbed SE down to a saddle than up a couple hundred feet to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Elevation Loss:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 1
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:150 ft / 46 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Puu Kea down to saddle and up
    Trailhead:Puu Kea   13646 ft / 4159 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:300 ft / 91 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Puu Kea down to saddle and up
    Trailhead:Puu Kea   13646 ft / 4159 m



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