Ascent of Three Fingers on 2008-09-11
|Others in Party:||Smithrock|
|Date:||Thursday, September 11, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6850 ft / 2087 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDay started out great, but clouds rolled in and out. Wore new socks and got a silver dollar sized blister on my heel about two miles in. Good thing it's only about 7 1/2 miles one way! The blister slowed me down a lot. Once we got pass tin can gap clouds pulled back away and the sun shine was nice. We got to the cabin, where we were planning on camping over night and there was a couple up there and a few more behind us. We thought we'd be the only ones up there, but apparently the cabin can sleep at least nine. Cold night but beautiful. Left early morning and back in time for lunch. Should have brought crampons and ice axe.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4500 ft / 1371 m|
| Distance:||15 mi / 24.1 km|
| Trailhead:||2350 ft / 716 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2 or 3|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Hut Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy|
Cool during day, cold at night with gusts of wind
| Time Up:||8 Hours |
| Time Down:||4 Hours |
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