Ascent of Winchester Mountain on 2012-09-22
|Others in Party:||Nancy Willis|
|Date:||Saturday, September 22, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||6510 ft / 1984 m|
Ascent Trip ReportTwin Lakes was parked in a cloud all day. Hiked the trail to the LO. Sometimes above the clouds, sometimes in them. Car camped at Twin Lakes. Woke up Saturday and could not see either lake from campsite betwixt them. Bailed to home afterwards due to lack of clearing. Road is fine for high clearance vehicle but just melted out last week. Yowzers.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1330 ft / 406 m|
| Distance:||4.2 mi / 6.8 km|
| Trailhead:||Twin Lakes 5180 ft / 1578 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1+|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, White-out|
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