Ascent of Sterling Mountain on 2012-11-14

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sterling Mountain
    Elevation:3714 ft / 1132 m

Ascent Trip Report

A loop around Long Trail heights and views with three shelter stops, microspikes on at Beaver Meadow Lodge, this after bridging swift stream crossing, at start of snow cover before striking up steep Chilcoot Pass Trail, early lunch at Madonna Peak's warming hut, then stopping at Whiteface Shelter to laze warm in the sun, after returning down from Mount Whiteface and finally on to a quick trailhead finish (washing microspikes off in stream along the way and drying on waist belt).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2314 ft / 705 m
    Elevation Loss:2314 ft / 705 m
    Distance:9.7 mi / 15.7 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2264 ft / 690 m
    Extra Loss:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:6.4 mi / 10.2 km
    Route:Beaver Meadow Tr, Chilcoot Tr, Long Tr, Wack & LT
    Trailhead:Beaver Meadow Rd  1500 ft / 457 m
    Time Up:6 Hours 24 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2264 ft / 690 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Long Tr, Whiteface Tr & Beaver Meadow Tr
    Trailhead:Beaver Meadow Rd  1500 ft / 457 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 21 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Sterling

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Madonna Peak2012-11-14 a
2Morse Mountain2012-11-14 b
3Sterling Mountain2012-11-14 c
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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