Ascent of Five Fingers on 2013-11-23

Climber: Asher Waxman

Date:Saturday, November 23, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Five Fingers
    Elevation:5174 ft / 1577 m

Ascent Trip Report

HPS. List finish for Mat Kelliher, Keith Christensen, Tanya Roton Kelliher. Led by Mat plus Peter and Ignacia Doggett. From Sylmar I rode up with Beth Epstein in Sonia Arancibia's car.
42 went to summit, very slow going on the upper (class 3 and narrow) section. Day was chilly and started off overcast and windy. Snow on Backus-Russell down to about 5500' level and on Owens, Spanish Needle, Argus...None on FF.
Started up 11:15 am; saddle 12:15 pm; people to summit ~1:00 to 2:00 pm; back to cars 3:30 pm. A very enjoyable day for all.
Many friends: Jim Fleming, Kathy Rich, Diana and George Estrada, Marlen Mertz, Laura Newman, Wayne Bannister, Gary Bowen, Shane Smith, Dave and Elaine Baldwin, Greg Gerlach, Sridhar Gullapalli, Gloria Miladin, Bruce Craig, Ted Lubeshkoff...
Wayne Vollaire came w/Marlen, but wasn't feeling well and waited below with Winnette Butler and Maui.
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