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Ascent of Lone Pine Peak in 1947-07

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Murray Brush
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:July, 1947
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Lone Pine Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12944 ft / 3945 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the Whitney Portal Campground we passed downhill through the summer-home area to the Meysan Lake trail, then followed it to Meysan Lake. From here we accessed and ascended a tiresome chute filled with sand, scree, and talus on the northwest slope of the peak. Once on the summit plateau it was a stroll northeast to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5328 ft / 1623 m
    Extra Gain:192 ft / 58 m
    Route:NW Slope
    Trailhead:Whitney Portal Campground  8000 ft / 2438 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Good



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