Ascent of Del Campo Peak on 2012-10-06

Climber: Nicholas Nelson

Others in Party:Jonathan Myers
Brian Murray
Stephen Kingsbury
Jon Bonnet
Kirby Young
Howard Buck
Date:Saturday, October 6, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Del Campo Peak
    Elevation:5350 ft / 1630 m

Ascent Trip Report

Unable to continue to the summit from Foggy Lake due to mountaineering boots that were too tight and cut into my shins. I had to hobble out to the trailhead with a full pack after waiting for the team to summit and descend.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2990 ft / 911 m
    Distance:11.4 mi / 18.3 km
    Route:South Gully
    Trailhead:Gothic Basin Trail #724  2360 ft / 719 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:8 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:6 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Monte Cristo Range Climb (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1(Attempt) Del Campo Peak2012-10-06
2(Attempt) Gothic Peak2012-10-07

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