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Ascent of Corkscrew Peak on 2018-01-14

Climber: Sandy Lara

Date:Sunday, January 14, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Corkscrew Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5804 ft / 1769 m

Ascent Trip Report

DPS/WTC trip led by Phil Bates and Rod Kieffer, 9 people total, 6 hrs. Gave two new leaders an opportunity to lead up and down. Fantastic views from summit including White, Whitney, Telescope, Charleston, many others. Took the east ridge route which is good use trail. There are several places to park for this hike. All of them work out. The further you go toward Beatty, the more elevation gain and distance you might cut off (to a point).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3200 ft / 976 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3200 ft / 976 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Trailhead:2604 ft / 793 m
Descent Statistics



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