Ascent to Jack Mountain-Ridge above Jerry Lake on 2013-08-07

Climber: Marlin Thorman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Jack Mountain - Ridge above Jerry Lake
    Elevation:7300 ft / 2225 m
    Remaining Elevation:1766 ft / 538 m (23% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Started from the trailhead at 5pm. Made quick work of the 62 switchbacks and camped for the night at Crater Lake. Next morning was off and hiking by 6am. Decided to avoid Jerry Glacier by going over the pass to the east. Turned around due to time constraints. I had to meet up with a friend at 6pm at a campground near Washington Pass. At the base of the south face it was apparent that I had underestimated the time it would take for this climb. On the way back I crossed Jerry Glacier (which was very straight forward) and descending the normal way to Crater Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6220 ft / 1895 m
    Elevation Loss:6220 ft / 1895 m
    Distance:16.4 mi / 26.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Bivouac
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5920 ft / 1804 m
    Extra Loss:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:9.3 mi / 14.9 km
    Route:South Face
    Trailhead:Canyon Creek Trailhead  1880 ft / 573 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5720 ft / 1743 m
    Extra Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:7.1 mi / 11.4 km
    Route:South Face
    Trailhead:Canyon Creek Trailhead  1880 ft / 573 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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