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Ascent of Mount Tyndall on 2016-07-28

Climber: Mary Maki

Others in Party:Mike Maki
Date:Thursday, July 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Tyndall
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13857 ft / 4223 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the Shepard Pass trail head. Went up the northwest ridge. From the U notch made it to 13,857 elevation and to within a 900 ft. of summit, but turned back due to exposure vs our rock climbing skills and concern over the approaching thunderstorms.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7500 ft / 2286 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2&3
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Afternoon Thunderstorms
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:7500 ft / 2286 m
    Trailhead:Shepard Pass Trail Head  6357 ft / 1937 m
Descent Statistics



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